Hundreds take part in the funeral of slain Maoists
Warangal: Tearful farewell was bid to the slain Maoist party KKW (Khammam, Karimnagar, Warangal) division committee secretary Marri Ravi alias...
Warangal: Tearful farewell was bid to the slain Maoist party KKW (Khammam, Karimnagar, Warangal) division committee secretary Marri Ravi alias Sudhakar and his wife Pushpakka and others at their respective villages in the district on Thursday. The last rites of Sudhakar and Pushpakka held at Seetharampur village in Mulugu Ghanpur mandal in the district. Their seven year- old son Siddu performed the last rites with the help of his grandfather Venkataiah.
Hundreds of villagers took part in the funeral of the Maoist leaders and raised slogans praising them amid loud beatings of drums and revolutionary songs by the folk artistes. District Civil Rights activist Ambadi Srinivas, Amaraveerula Bandhumitrula Sangham leaders Padmakka and Bharatakka, Telangana Praja Front leaders N Krishna and G Rajaiah, MRPS leader Manda Krishna Madiga, TDP leader Gandra Santyanarayana Rao, TRS leader Madhusudana Chari and others attended the funeral. It might be noted that Siddu who born in the forests, the action ground of his parents, was in the care of his grand parentsVenkataiah and Ilamma since his birth. The sight of the conducting last rites moved all in the village.
The funeral of Etti Narsakka alias Rathnamala was held at his native Gogupally village of Eturunagaram mandal while the funeral of Durgam Raju alias Sunkari Raju was held at Buttaigudem village in the same mandal.
The funeral of Narsakka and Bade Urmila Sammakka was held Kalwapalli of Tadwai mandal and Bheemaraju of Kowshettiwai in the same mandal. The last rites of Maddi Seetha alias Navatha held at Puredupally of Mangapet mandal. Mulugu MLA Seetakka has visited the families of the slain Maoist party workers in Eturunagarm, Tadwai and Mangapet mandals and expressed her condolences to the family members.
Last rites to Venkati performedA
Karimnagar: Last rites of Maoist Arelli Vankati alias Kiran, who was killed in an encounter in Chhattisgarh on April 15, were performed at his native village Khanapur of Manthani mandal in the district on Thursday. Large number of villagers attended the funeral and paid tributes to the Maoist, who had joined the Maoist movement 20 years ago.
District Human Rights Association general secretary M Kumara Swami alleged that Venkati was killed in a fake encounter and demanded registering of cases against the police who participated in the encounter.