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Updated on: Thursday, June 27, 2019, 07:27 AM IST

Legal action ordered against N. Chandrababu Naidu in PPAs

Alleging that the agreements with solar and wind power companies caused Rs 2,636 crore loss to the state exchequer, the CM asked officials to take steps to recover the amount.
Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu |

Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu |

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Amaravati: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Wednesday ordered legal action against his predecessor N. Chandrababu Naidu in connection with the agreements entered into by the previous government for purchase of solar and wind power.

Alleging that the agreements with solar and wind power companies caused Rs 2,636 crore loss to the state exchequer, the CM asked officials to take steps to recover the amount.

Jagan Reddy said there were huge irregularities in the power purchase agreements and ordered legal action against then CM, then Energy Minister and senior officials who entered into the agreements.

According to an official release, the CM ordered constitution of a cabinet sub-committee to probe the corruption indulged in previous by TDP government headed by Naidu.

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Published on: Thursday, June 27, 2019, 07:28 AM IST
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