The irrigation minister of Andhra Pradesh, Devineni accused KCR of tarnishing the image of Hyderabad. He said that Chandrababu is not to be blamed for the loss but KCR. While addressing the media in Vijayawada irrigation office, Devineni was reported to have said that, “KCR is the one who is tainting the Hyderabad image, not Chandrababu,”
Devineni said that Telangana government is trying to cover up their inefficiency by putting the blame on Chandrababu. Moreover, he said that Telangana government is playing this blame game in order to escape the opposition from the public. Devineni was found to defend Andhra Pradesh government by trying to prove how KCR is responsible for the questioning image of Hyderabad.