Chevella, AP, Apr 27 UNI | 3 months ago

Congress president Sonia Gandhi today reiterated that an enviable package of schemes for the development of Telangana will be unveiled as soon as the UPA returns to power at the Centre.

Addressing a public meeting here during the second phase of her electioneering in Telangana region, she said a Rs 40,000 crore developmental package would be taken up for the welfare of all sections of the people.

She said the Pranahita-Chevella-Palmuru irrigation project would be declared as a national project,and one of the biggest power projects to generate 4,000 MW electricity will be set up in the Telangana to remove power shortage in the region.

Reiterating that the dream of a separate Telangana state came true because of relentless efforts of the Congress facing many hardships and hurdles created by some parties,she said that the Congress was now committed to ensure social justice in the region.

Appealing to the people not to trust the Telangana rashtra samithi which did not believe in keeping its word,she said that the people should carefully decide as to which party they entrust the first government of the new state.

(Posted on 28-04-2014)