The Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) today demanded the State Government to cancel the tenders for Polavaram Project immediately. Talking to mediapersons here, TRS Floor Leader Etala Rajender recalled the cases pertaining to the cancellation of thetenders have already filed in the Supreme Court by Governments of Chattisgarh, Odisha and the TRS leaders as well. He questioned the government as to how it could call for the tenders when the case pertaining to it was already pending in the court. The TRS leader alleged the State Government has awarded the tender to a company owned by a Telugu Desam Party leader, with an intention to loot the public money with the nexus.
He alleged the project cost had increased to Rs.5,000 crore from the originally estimated Rs 4,100 crore.