New Delhi: Farmers, led by Congress leaders, today showed black flags to the Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao in Sironcha tehsil of the district in protest against the Medigatta Kaleshwar irrigation project.
Congress leader Vijay Wadettiwar, former MLA from Aheri Deepakdada Atram and district congress chief Dr Namdeo Usendi led the protest at Pochampalli village on the bank of river Godawari. Rao visited Kannepalli in Telangana on the opposite bank today. As he reached there, agitators waved black flags and shouted slogans against him.
Police didn’t allow anybody to cross the river. The farmers in Medigatta area are demanding cancellation of inter-state Medigatta Kaleshwar project saying it will submerge 22 villages.