Jagan orders demolition of government building

first_imgAmaravati (AP): Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Jaganmohan Reddy on Monday ordered demolition of a government building on a riverbed here, constructed during the tenure of his predecessor N Chandrababu Naidu, saying it was built in “violation” of rules and “involved corruption”. The ‘Praja Vedika’ (grievance hall) was built by the AP Capital Region Development Authority on the Krishna riverbed near the residence of Naidu, the Telugu Desam Party President and the present Leader of the Opposition. Also Read – Cong may promise farm loan waiver in HaryanaThe order of Jagan effectively meant rejection of Naidu’s plea to him earlier this month that the hall, used for official meetings in the previous regime, be declared as ‘residence annex’ of the Leader of Opposition. The chief minister made the announcement in his inaugural speech at a two-day conference of district Collectors and Superintendents of Police that began Monday as the gathering of state ministers and top bureaucrats greeted it with applause.last_img read more

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