Hyderabad: The Telangana Rashtra Samithi on Tuesday demanded that the state government construct a ‘memorial park’, apart from a bronze statue on the Tank Bund as a mark of respect to Telangana ideologue Professor Kothapalli Jayashankar who passed away last week.
Briefing media persons on the TRS’s Executive Committee meeting, party general secretary Madhusudhana Chary told media persons that the resolution demanding the memorial park in the city and bronze statue for Prof Jayashankar were adopted unanimously.
The Executive Committee also decided to push the state government to rename the Ekashila Park in Hanmakonda, where Prof Jayashankar’s body was kept for public darshan, after the Telangana ideologue. Besides this, the TRS also demanded that the state government install a bronze statue of Prof Jayashankar in the same park.
The meeting decided to appeal the state government to introduce a chapter on the life of Prof Jayashankar in the high school textbooks. Besides this, the TRS will also install bronze statue at Telangana Bhavan.
The party’s state executive committee meeting was chaired by party president K Chandrasekhar Rao.(INN)