Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan, on Wednesday, ordered legal action against his predecessor and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) Chief Chandrababu Naidu for the alleged wrongdoings of the previous government which caused massive loss to the state’s exchequer.
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 Chief Minister ordered the constitution of a cabinet sub-committee to probe the corruption indulged in previous by Telugu Desam Party (TDP) government headed by Naidu.
The panel will look into 30 issues. It will be assisted by the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB), Crime Investigation Department (CID) and Vigilance and Enforcement.
Jagan Reddy announced this during a meeting on irregularities in power purchase agreements. He wondered why the government had to buy the power at a rate much higher than the competitive bidding price.