Vijayawada: Penamaluru MLA Bode Prasad lodged a complaint with Satish Chandra, Secretary to the Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Sunday alleging that the Vijayawada Sub-collector Misha Singh was harassing the farmers of Vanukuru village in Penamaluru mandal.
MLA Bode Prasad lodges plaint with Chandrababu Naidu’s Secretary against Sub-collector
He made this allegation in view of the seizure of a proclainer by revenue officials at Vanukuru village of Penamaluru mandal while the vehicle was being used for digging earth illegally in Pulleruvaagu on Saturday. The MLA said the farmers of Vanukuru were not illegally digging the earth from Pulleruvaagu. He said the revenue officials forcibly seized the proclainer.
Sub-collector Misha Singh expressed her ire on the revenue staff and went to MLAs office on Saturday night. She asked the staff and the police to search for the missing proclainer, which was seized by the revenue staff for digging.
The MLA and Sub-collector were engaged in a heated argument when the police and revenue staff searched the MLA’s office for the proclainer.
MLA Bode Prasad expressed his ire on Misha Singh and warned that he would lodge a complaint to Chief Minister the next day on Sunday at Undavalli.
As the CM was not there at his residence on Sunday morning, he complained to his secretary Satish Chandra that the Sub-collector Misha Singh was harassing the farmers of Vanukuru village.
Later, the official spoke to the Sub-collector and the MLA. The dispute ended amicably on Sunday evening when the MLA had agreed to pay the penalty levied by the revenue officials for using the proclainer for digging the earth from Pulleru vaagu.