Hyderabad: The mortal remains of Yadireddy, who committed suicide for the cause of Telangana state, were consigned to flames in the presence of thousand of separate Telangana statehood demand supporters at Pedamangalaram village in Moinabad, Rangareddy district on Friday.
Yadireddy’s body was consigned to flames as per the traditions followed by his family even as slogans of `Jai Telangana’ and `Yadireddy Amar Rahe’ rent the air.
Earlier, the slogans reverberated through the air as the funeral procession wound its way from the Telangana Martyr’s residence in Pedamangalaram village to the burial grounds.
Telangana Political Joint Action Committee convenor M Kodandaram, Telangana Rashtra Samithi Floor Leader Etela Rajender, MLAs Harish Rao, KT Rama Rao, Telangana People’s Front president Gaddar, Telangana Employees Joint Action Committee president Swamy Goud, Telangana Officers Employees Association president vittal, Telangana Jagruti president K Kavita, Telangana United Front leader Vimalakka, senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Ch Vidyasagar Rao and Badam Balreddy participated.
Even earlier, Telugu Desam Telangana Forum convener Errabelli Dayakar Rao and senior leader Devender Goud placed wreaths on the body placed at a local school in the village for people to pay their respects.
The police had increased security in the village, deploying additional forces, to prevent untoward incidents during the procession.
Meanwhile, Osmania University Joint Action Committee extended its support to the TPJAC’s bandh on Friday and staged candle light rallies in the university as a mark of respect for Yadireddy’s sacrifice.(INN)