Hyderabad : Making it clear that the Congress was not against Comprehensive Land Survey, MLC Ponguleti Sudhakar Reddy today faulted the ruling party to criticize his party, which was only demanding an all-party meeting to discuss the subject.
Speaking to the media here on Sunday, Ponguleti alleged that the ruling party turned Land Survey program as its own program. Stating that 70 percent of farmers who committed suicides were tenant farmers, he said previous Congress government had given cards to 4.5 lakh to tenant farmers in united Andhra Pradesh under AP Land Cultivator Act. Then UPA government had also spent Rs 70,000 crore for welfare of the farmers. He asked Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao to take steps to control fevers in the State and stop making tall staents. He also asked KCR to take up Bayyaram Steel Plant, Polavaram project redesign issues with the Centre.