Hyderabad: Fairly unusually, the gates of Pragathi Bhavan, the official residence-cum-camp workplace of Chief Minister Okay. Chandrashekar Rao have been opened for Opposition leaders for the primary time, on Friday.
Occasion MLAs led by Congress Legislature Occasion chief Mallu Bhatti Vikramarka had sought an appointment from the CM to hunt a probe into the latest lock-up demise of a Dalit girl, Mariamma. When the CMO confirmed the appointment, this got here as a shock to not solely Congress leaders however different political leaders too.
Congress MLAs D. Sridhar Babu, Komatireddy Rajagopal Reddy, T. Jayaprakash ‘Jagga’ Reddy have been current.
This fuelled hypothesis of a noticeable change within the CM’s type of functioning after Etala Rajendar’s removing from the ministry. Of late, the CM is busy touring districts and assembly folks, opposite to his picture of being confined to Pragathi Bhavan or his farmhouse for more often than not prior to now seven years.
Opposition events have been complaining of not getting an appointment to fulfill the CM not less than as soon as prior to now seven years. This was so aside from the Owaisi brothers of the AIMIM, who might meet the CM at Pragathi Bhavan repeatedly.
However, on Sunday, in one other outreach, the CM determined to carry an all-party meet on June 27 to debate the modalities for implementation of the brand new CM Dalit Empowerment Scheme. Flooring leaders of all events within the Meeting and Dalit leaders have been referred to as for the assembly at Pragathi Bhavan. This, notably, is the primary all-party assembly being performed by Chandrashekar after 2014, and the primary time Pragathi Bhavan is internet hosting such a gathering.
Earlier, after receiving the illustration from Congress MLAs, the CM suggested DGP M. Mahendar Reddy to inquire into the lock up demise of Mariamma and take stringent motion in opposition to the police personnel liable for this. If want be, take away them from service, the CM has stated.
He stated the alleged lock-up demise of Mariamma from Chintakaniki in Madhira Meeting phase below Khammam district was very painful to him, and that the federal government would by no means assist such actions.
The CM stated the federal government would assist the son and daughters of Mariamma. He requested Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar to make sure that Mariamma’s son Uday Kiran is given a authorities job, a home and Rs 15 lakh ex gratia. Mariamma’s two daughters can be given Rs 10 lakh every. The CM requested the DGP to go to Chintakaniki to gather the small print concerning the lock-up demise and meet the sufferer’s household.
The Chief Minister expressed his anguish over the “merciless behaviour” of the police. He steered that native minister Puvvada Ajay Kumar, MP Nama Nageshwara Rao and the district collector take Mallu Bhatti together with them on June 28 and meet the sufferer’s members of the family and console them.
Bhatti stated the Chief Minister has assured them he would fulfill all the guarantees given to Mariamma’s household in three days’ time.
Chatting with the media after his assembly with the CM, Bhatti stated he sought stringent motion in opposition to the errant police officers. The police have badly overwhelmed up even Mariamma’s son Uday Kiran and his buddy Shankar. “Assaults on Dalits have elevated in Telangana and there’s no safety for the poor and Dalits,” he stated.
He stated DGP Mahendar Reddy had promised to go to Mariamma’s village Komatlagudem on Saturday and inquire into the incident.