Terming as an "eyewash" the
meeting convened by PM with Chief
Ministers of Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra to resolve Babhli
irrigation project dispute, Chandrababu Naidu accused the Centre of favouring the upper riparian state.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has assured an all-party delegation from Andhra Pradesh of intervening to try and resolve the problems concerning the Babhli barrage issue, a suggestion not welcomed by the Telugu Desam Party.Jul 27, 2010, 00:55 AM IST
The CPI asked Maharashtra
government to release Chandrababu Naidu from judicial custody
and allow the TDP chief to visit the controversial Babhli
barrage, suggesting dispute over the project should be
settled through dialogue.
Maharashtra Legislative Assembly
was adjourned twice for 20 minutes each over the Babhli
barrage issue with the Opposition members shouting slogans
against Telugu Desam Party (TDP) Chief N Chandrababu Naidu.