Hyderabad: Three of total 11 water bodies in and around Nakrekal in the district have disappeared. The shrinking irrigation area under tanks to almost half. The CM launched mission Kakatiya programme for restoration of water bodies and bring back the glory to them.
They are Dhandakunta, Mallekunta, Rangappakunta, Isaikunta, Ettakunta, somayanikunta, Yarkalavarikunta, chenaganivasikunta and Nall Cheruvu, which is also familiar as Pedda Cheruvu. Errakunta, the second biggest water body in Nakrekal, was also encroached by land-grabbers. The landgrabbers, according to local people, encroached upon tanks with political support. Local people appealed to local MLA Vemula Veereshan to ensure that the tanks are resorted to their past glory.