Telangana not to allow uranium mining in Nallamalla forests
| Sunday | 15th September, 2019
A+ A-Hyderabad: Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Sunday ruled out giving permission for uranium mining in the Nallamalla forests.
He told the state Assembly that neither the state government has given the permission for uranium mining, nor it has any proposal to do so in future.
He recalled that it was in 2009 that then Congress government in undivided Andhra Pradesh allowed uranium exploration, and pointed out that in the neighbouring Andhra Pradesh, uranium mining has also begun.
Stating that the government under no circumstances will allow uranium mining, he said nobody need to be worried over this.
Earlier, Municipal Industry K. T. Rama Rao told the legislative Council that the government will not allow uranium mining.
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