Minister Harish Rao, gave a befitting reply to Congress leader, Jeevan Reddy in Winter session of Telangana Assembly today. Jeevan Reddy questioned the government over releasing of water from Sriram Sagar Project to mid-Manair. By this, the Rabi farmers depending on Sriram Sagar Project will be affected, he said. Pat came the reply from the minister, that just over five tmc. water has been released to mid Manair, from Sriram Sagar, for drinking water purpose of over 400 villages, under Mission Bhagiratha. Also, water will be released from Singur, via Nizamsagar, to Sriram Sagar, to make up for the loss, he said.