Bhatti refutes claim of T’gana getting ₹10 lakh cr in Central funds

From December 2023 Telangana borrowed ₹17,618 crore & repaid ₹26,374 crore as principal & interest of previous borrowings: Bhatti Vikramarka.

BySouth First Desk

Published Apr 20, 2024 | 3:14 PMUpdatedApr 20, 2024 | 3:14 PM

Dy CM Bhatti Vikramarka in Meet the Press programme (supplied)

Telangana’s Deputy Chief Minister Bhatti Vikramarka on Thursday, 19 April, dismissed claims that the state received nearly ₹10 lakh crore from the Union government. Releasing relevant data, he said: “A Union minister (G Kishan Reddy) is claiming that the Union government has given ₹10 lakh crore to Telangana, which is a blatant lie. The state received only ₹3,70,235 crore.”

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