T leaders want Jayashankar's statue on Tank Bund
Rich tributes paid to the Telangana ideologue on his second death anniversary Hyderabad: Telangana Rashtra...
Rich tributes paid to the Telangana ideologue on his second death anniversary Hyderabad: Telangana Rashtra Samithi has demanded the government to install a statue of Telangana ideologue Prof. K Jayashankar on Tank Bund road abutting the Hussainsagar lake. Going a step forward, the pro-Telangana party even stated that it would bear making costs of the statue. Rich tributes were paid to Prof. Jayashankar on his second death anniversary observed on Friday. TRS secretary general K Keshav Rao, MLAs Etela Rajender, T Harish Rao, K Tarakarama Rao and other leaders garlanded Jayashankar's statue located at the entrance of Telangana Bhavan. TRS leaders and activists donated blood on the occasion. Recalling his association with Jayashankar, Keshav Rao said that Professor was one of his good friends. Although Jayashankar might not be physically present, but his memories are there forever in the hearts of Telangana public, he said. T state is the real tribute Meanwhile Telangana JAC paid floral tributes to a portrait of Prof. Jayashankar at a programme held at Martyrs Memorial near Gun Park. BJP leader Nagam Janardhan Reddy, TJAC chairman Prof. Kodandaram, co-chairman Mallepalli Lakshmaiah, steering committee members G Deviprasad, V Srinivas Goud, Govardhan, Addanki Dayaker, Rasmai Balkishan and others took part. Speaking on the occasion, Nagam Janardhan Reddy observed that formation of a separate state would be the proper tribute to Jayashankar. Kodandaram said that Telangana public would not accept any sort of a package or a council other than a separate state. TNGOs recall Jayashankar services The statehood movement should be taken up in such a way that the long standing dream of Prof. Jayashankar and Kaloji, thousands of martyrs and 4.5 crore neglected population would be fulfilled, observed N Venugopal, Editor for Veekshanam magazine. He was speaking at a programme organised by TNGOs at their Nampally office. Poet Deshapathi Srinivas pointed that any package proposal from Congress would directly mean that it was against creation of Telangana. TUS adopts five resolutions On the other hand, Telangana Udyoghula Sangham (TUS) adopted five resolutions at a meeting held to commemorate second death anniversary of the Telangana ideologue. C Vittal, TUS president demanded installation of Jayashankar statues in all universities of Telangana including Osmania and Kakatiya. TUS demanded the government to christen Tank Bund after Jayashankar and transform Ekashila Park into Jayashankar memorial centre in recognition of his services. Selflessly fought for T Prof Jayashankar selflessly fought for Telangana cause till his last breath, observed, Mallepalli Lakshmaiah, T JAC co-chairman at 'Telangana Self-respect Day' meeting organised by Telangana Polytechnic Students JAC and Employees JAC at Polytechnic College, Masab Tank. TJAC would oppose package, tooth and nail Telangana Electricity Engineers JAC conducted a meeting at Mint Compound on the occasion. Prof. Kodandaram, Mallepalli Lakshmaiah, Sivaji, Srinivas Goud, Deviprasad, Krishna Yadav and others took part. Life history in education curriculum Meanwhile Union Government Employees JAC chairman Mallikarjun has demanded inclusion of Prof. Jayashankar's life history in school and college syllabus so that students draw inspiration from his simple, disciplined and selfless life. A large number of central government employees took part in 'Telangana Self-respect Day' programme that was organized in Accountant General (AG) office. Telangana Lecturers Forum also observed Jayashankar's death anniversary at a programme held at City College in Old City. GHMC and Water Board JACs also paid tributes to the professor at meeting held in their offices. Likewise various student organisations such as TRSV and TS JAC conducted meetings in Osmania University premises.