The chief minister also lay the cornerstone for a structure that would house an oil palm business in the hamlet of Shankarpalli, in the Mandarri mandal. The facility has a price tag of Rs 503.70 crore. Later, he lay the cornerstone for a high-level bridge connecting mancherial and Anthargaon in the peddapalli district across the Godavari River. The bridge would cost Rs 164 crore to build.
Men, women, and BRS activists from all sections of the district made a beeline for the session despite a brief downpour. The party's flags coloured the streets in the mandal hub pink. In the town's key intersections, Chandrashekhar Rao flex posters were erected. With 2,500 police officers deployed, the area was well guarded.
The chief minister, who reached mancherial by a helicopter at 5.10 pm, was received by ministers Allola Indrakaran Reddy, Vemula prashant Reddy, Gangula Kamalakar, government whip Balka Suman, MLAs Diwakar Rao, Jogu Ramanna, Durgam Chinnaiah and rekha Naik, peddapalli MP Dr venkatesh Netha, Zilla Parishad chairpersons N Bhagya Laxmi, Rathod Janardhan, and local public representatives.
Additionally present were ramagundam Commissioner of police Rema Rajeshwari, collector Badavath Santosh, DCP Sudhir Kekan, and Chief Secretary A Santhi Kumari.