Andhra Pradesh Assembly passes three resolutions and a legislation before adjourning sine die
June 24, 2014 - Hyderabad
After the five day Andhra Pradesh Assembly sessions, it was adjourned sine die on Tuesday spreading its proceedings to over 19 hours and 20 minute with 52 members spoke.
The Assembly passed three resolutions and a legislation enhancing the age of superannuation of State Government employees by two years was enacted. It also passed a resolution requesting the Centre to enact a legislation replacing the ordinance on the Polavaram project by including the seven mandals of Khammam district that were under the threat of submergence.
Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu while moving the resolution asked the Centre to recognize Polavaram as a national project and go ahead with the construction. He asked the Telangana government not to make an issue of at as the multi-purpose project would do benefit Telangana State too by meeting irrigation needs, drinking water to five to six districts and added that 'no injustice was done to Telangana'. He however ruled out change of design in the project and would be implemented as per the design of the Central Water Commission. The leader of the Opposition in the Assembly, YS Jagan Mohan Reddy supported the resolution and said that it was needed for the State.
Earlier, the House passed a resolution condoling the death of 24 students of VNR Vignan Jyothi Engineering College and recoded its deep sense of sorrow at the demise of former MLAs G Narasaiah, M Narayana Swamy, Ch.Vaman Reddy, Ch.Rambhoopal Reddy, K Govinda Rao, T Chenchaiah, Syamala Rao, K Laxmareddy, Aale Narendra, G Mukunda Reddy, Masala Eeranna, Seetharamamma, Dr.N Janardhan Reddy and G Narsimhulu Naidu.
In another resolution, the House hailed the feat of Mavanth Poorna (13) and S Anand Kumar (17) who scaled Mount Everest.