Hyderabad: The fourth day of the Telangana Legislative Assembly budget session commenced on Monday at 1000 hours.
According to the agenda, the session began with the adoption of a condolence motion. Subsequently, Chief Minister A Revanth Reddy is scheduled to introduce the Tobacco Prohibition Act Amendment Bill.
The Deputy CM will later present resolutions on additional estimated expenditures in 2023-24, followed by a debate on the vote on the account budget for 2024-25. Deputy Chief Minister Bhatti Vikaramarka will address questions.
While it was anticipated that a white paper on irrigation projects by the state government would be released, it is not included in the agenda.
On Sunday evening at Praja Bhavan, the ruling Congress party conducted a Power Point presentation on ‘Construction of Projects – Irregularities,’ attended by CM Revanth Reddy, Deputy CM Bhatti Vikramarka, ministers, MLAs, and MLCs, official sources said.
Irrigation Minister Uttam Kumar Reddy provided insights into the projects through the presentation. CM Revanth Reddy instructed MLAs and MLCs to counter opposition criticism regarding the handover of Krishna River projects to KRMB.
The opposition BRS party has planned to hold a public meeting at Nalgonda on February 13 protesting against handing over Krishna River projects to KRMB by the government.
The state government has finalised a program and invited opposition parties to visit the Medigadda project on February 13. However, MLAs of the main opposition parties, BRS and BJP, declined the invitation.