Visakha City, February 15, 2017
*YSRCP demands scrapping of Janmabhoomi panels:: YSRCP State spokesperson Koyya Prasad Reddy demanded the scrapping of Janmabhoomi panels as they are benefiting only ruling party leaders and workers. Even the newly issued ration cards were given only to TDP workers, he said at a press conference. He criticized the National Women Parliament at the government expense achieving precisions little. *MLA bereaved:: P.Satyanarayana Raju (82), father of Visakhapatnam North MLA Vishnu Kumar Raju died here on Wednesday. *Venkata Rao appointed as Director AU Computer Centre:: K.Venkata Rao has been appointed Director of the Andhra University Computer Centre on Wednesday.
Drinking water will be cut if fails to pay taxes::GVMC Commissioner Hari Narayan cautioned that supply of drinking water would be cut if taxes are not being paid. Speaking to media, he said that Rs.49 crore has to be recovered for the year 2016-17 and only Rs.14 crore have been collected so far. He said that Rs.33 crore in the last year and Rs.28 crore in the before last year dues are to be collected. He said that Rs.208 crore property tax has to be recovered but only Rs.165 crore have been collected. He appealed the owners to pay the taxes without any fine. He said that Rs.3.5 crore has been collected out of Rs.5 crore from out of trade licence.