Andhra CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy meets Union Minister Prakash Javadekar, seeks release of funds for Polavaram project

The Chief Minister is scheduled to meet Union Water Resources Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat and others during his two-day trip to the national capital.

Amaravati: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy met Union Minister Prakash Javadekar in the national capital on Thursday.

He met the senior BJP leader at his residence soon after arriving in the national capital.

The Chief Minister is scheduled to meet Union Water Resources Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat and others during his two-day trip to the national capital.

According to reports, the YSRCP chief is seeking financial support from the Centre for the Polavaram irrigation project.

“CM Jagan Reddy would discuss pending issues of the State, including release of funds for Polavaram irrigation project, with the Union Ministers,” a state government release said.

“He will negotiate with them about the Polavaram Project and other issues pertaining to the state,” the statement added.

The Chief Minister was supposed to visit New Delhi on Monday, but with his appointment with Amit Shah getting cancelled, the former put off the trip, sources said. 

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