T bodies to stage protests today
Hyderabad: The remarks made by AICC spokesperson Renuka Chowdhary over the suicides by students for the cause...
Hyderabad: The remarks made by AICC spokesperson Renuka Chowdhary over the suicides by students for the cause of separate Telangana sparked off a strong wave of protests from the TJAC as well as other Telangana organisations. Even the Congress party leaders expressed their unhappiness over the "uncalled for" remarks by Renuka. Talking to reporters, TJAC chief Prof. Kodandaram demanded the Congress party to take action against Renuka Chowdhary. "Srikantha Chary, Yadaiah, Yadi Reddy and many others laid down their lives for the cause which was even mentioned in their dying declarations. How can she attribute diseases and naxalite firings as causes for death to such sacrifices?" he asked. Earlier, Kodandaram along with Addanki Dayaker, K Govardhan, G Rajender Reddy and others met PCC chief Botcha Satyanarayana in Ministers Quarters on Tuesday, and lodged their protest against the Congress leader's statements. It is learnt that PCC Chief expressed apologies on behalf of Renuka Chowdhary, if she indeed made such remarks. Insulting the sentiments of a particular region is not proper, and uncalled for, he told the JAC delegation, and promised that he would take it to the notice of the party high command. Congress MLC Yadav Reddy said that he would complain to the party high command against her remarks. He said Renuka should apologise to the people of the region and withdraw her remarks. AICC secretary P Sudhakar said that such remarks cause greater problems particularly since she is also the party spokesperson. The TJAC will stage demonstrations in front of Congress offices in ten districts on Wednesday, Kodandaram said. The BJP floor leader E Lakshminaryana also condemned her remarks and said it smacks of egoism, On the other hand, Telangana Mala Mahanadu activists staged dharna at Renuka Chowdhary's house located near Road no 12, Banjara Hills in the evening. Police arrested around 20 of them and shifted them to a nearby station. Martyrs families to hold protest Meanwhile, martyrs committee consisting of family members of persons who sacrificed their lives have decided to hold a sit-in protest near the Congress leader's residence on Wednesday. Also, the TJAC declared that it would organise protests near Gunpark on Wednesday evening.