Former Congress MP Undavalli Arun Kumar alleged TDP Government has taken up Pattiseema Irrigation Project only to loot the money of Tax Payers. He quoted the difference between actual cost its gonna incur and government's estimation is Rs 206 crore.Undavalli demanded AP Government to hold a public debate on Pattiseema Irrigation Project if it is committed towards the welfare of the people. He accused Naidu's Government of benefiting Ministers, MLAs, MPs and Contractors with the controversial project.
Chandrababu Naidu took up Pattiseema Irrigation Project to divert the supply irrigation & drinking water to the drought-hit Rayalseema region. All the Opposition Parties including Lok Satta's Jayaprakash Narayan objected the proposal saying it will only delay the Polavaram project which attained a National status. However, Naidu who is determined to complete Pattiseema has gone ahead.