Kalawakurthy lift irrigation project; flood water destroys crops - Tv5
Thu, Nov 02, 2017, 05:16 PM
Owing to negligence of officials and poor quality of works in constructing canals for Kalwakurthy lift irrigation project, the walls of the canal breached and water that was released through them, leaked in to the adjoining lands, leading to crop loss. Farmers deplored that despite their pleas, officials did not respond. Lakhs of rupees worth of crops were destroyed, the farmers said. They blamed the officials, who were shielding the contractors. Gowdidevapalli villagers urged the officials to stop the water from running in to crop lands.