Continuing the spree of removal of names from schemes and projects from Andhra Pradesh, Telugu Desam Government on Thursday removed the name Indira from Polalvaram project. Congress Government led by YS Rajasekhar Reddy named the Polavarm being built on Godavari as Indira Sagar Project. Today, the project has been rechristened as Polavaram Irrigation Project. A notification has been issued this afternoon.
APCC president Raghuvira Reddy condemned the re-naming of Indira Sagar Polavaram Project as Polavaram Irrigation Project. He Demanded that Indira Gandhi ji’s name to the prestigious national project be restored immediately.” It is a brutal political decision of TDP Government” he said.