Hyderabad: In an interesting development on Wednesday, Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen legislator Ahmed Bin Abdullah Balala urged the state government to relax the helmet rule in view of the rising temperatures in summer. The MIM legislator from Malakpet raised the issue during Zero Hour seeking relaxation of the helmet rule for at least two months.
“The summer has arrived and conditions are hot. These helmets further increase the heat for riders. Government should relax the helmet rule until the hot conditions gets over,” said Balala. The issue immediately drew attention of other members who gestured that the request would be applauded by people.
TRS MLAs Shakeel Ahmed and K Vidyasagar Rao highlighted the issue of pending salaries to employees of Nizam Sugar factory in Medak, Bodhan and Metpally areas.