Hyderabad: Handlooms and Textiles Minister P Shankar Rao on Thursday stated that all assistance would be provided to the family members of Yadi Reddy, who committed suicide for the cause of Telangana in New Delhi, last week.
Talking to media persons at Congress Legislature Party Office, Mr Shankar Rao stated that the Rs 1 lakh as ex gratia has been sanctioned on behalf of the state government to the family members Yadi Reddy of Moinabad in Ranga Reddy district.
He promised that the government would offer a job to one of the Telangana Martyr’s family members in his department.
The Handlooms and Textiles Minister expressed confidence that the Centre would come up with a clear announcement by October-end on the Telangana issue.
Speaking in the same press conference, All India Congress Committee secretary Ponguleti Sudhakar condemned the provocative speeches of Seemandhra leaders and advised them to hold their tongue.
He said the provocative remarks of Seemandhra leaders are unwarranted at the juncture when the Centre going ahead with consultations to find a solution on the controversial issue.
Regretting Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev seeking the help of Telugu Desam Party president N Chandrababu Naidu in his fight against corruption, Mr Sudhakar wondered why the yoga guru sought Mr Naidu’s help, ‘especially since the former chief minister was known for rampant corruption.’
He also asked the BJP, to set right matters in Karnataka in order before making allegations against the Congress. (INN)