EPS thanks PM Modi for river inter-linking report | Chennai News


CHENNAI: Former Tamil Nadu chief minister and leader of the opposition Edappadi K Palaniswami on Thursday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi after the National Water Development Agency of the Union jal shakti ministry finalised a detailed project report on inter-linking the Godavari-Cauvery rivers.
The central agency has sent the report to the state governments for comments.
In a letter to Modi, a copy of which was released to the media, Palaniswamy recalled the requests made during his meetings and in the memorandums submitted to the former, urging the Union government to speed up the programme which would be a boon to the state.
“On behalf of the farmers of Tamil Nadu and on my own behalf, I would like to thank the Prime Minister for acting on my request,” the former CM said.
He urged Modi to expedite action on the report so that the river inter-link project would be beneficial to millions of farmers and solve drinking water issues in the state.

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