Mantris face novel protest
Andhra Pradesh Division, Ministers Face Novel Protest . Ministers have faced a novel protest from Secretariat Seemandhra employees after completion of Cabinet meeting on Friday.
Hyderabad: Ministers have faced a novel protest from Secretariat Seemandhra employees after completion of Cabinet meeting on Friday. The employees who staged a dharna before Samatha Block greeted Seemandhra ministers with folded hands with – symbolic request for their resignation in protest against the Andhra Pradesh division.
Firstly, Minister for Transport Botcha Satyanarayana, Minister for Tribal Welfare P Balaraju and Minister for Technical Education K Parathasarathi came out from cabinet meeting and they countered the Secretariat Seemandhra employees with folded hands. “The employees never raised any slogans and there were no dialogues either. They just stood up before them with folded hands”. Secondly, Minister of Primary Education Sailajanath and Minister for Medical and Health Kondru Murali Mohan were greeted by the protesting employees with the same gestures. Both the ministers tried to evade the employees first by moving to another gate, but the employees rounded them with folded hands. Later, Minister for Agriculture Kanna Laxminarayana too faced the displeasure of the employees.
CM sees return of normalcy in Seemandhra in 15 days
Hyderabad: The Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy exuded confidence that the situation in the Seemandhra region would return to normalcy in about 15 days. Kiran Kumar Reddy is understood to have said this when the minister for Panchayat Raj K Jana Reddy raised the issue of the ongoing agitation in Seemandhra region and wanted to know what measures he was taking to tackle the situation. Jana Reddy also wanted to know why permission was granted to APNGOs to hold a meeting at L B Stadium without consulting anyone.
The Chief Minister reportedly told Jana Reddy that a cabinet sub-committee has already been constituted and was looking into the matter. He told Jana Reddy that all that was done in the past when T employees went on strike was being done even now. As regards permission to APNGOs meeting he said it was the decision of the police to grant conditional permission. At this point Jana Reddy sought to know why Kiran was not holding Rachabanda programme. When the T agitation was on despite advice from ministers he decided to hold it amidst tight security, Jana Reddy reminded him. The Chief Minister is said to have responded by saying that soon he would hold Rachabanda programme in Seemandhra.
22 Oct 2019 10:59 AM GMT