HYDERABAD: The Telangana Liberation Day on Wednesday will be celebrated as in previous years, chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao has said. Previous governments did not celebrate the Telangana Liberation Day officially. There is a demand now that the government celebrate the Day officially but Rao’s statement on Tuesday belied any hopes on that score.
CM’S TOUR: Chandrasekhar Rao will tour districts beginning with Mahbubnagar on September 18. He has not tour districts so far, except Warangal where he attended the birth anniversary of writer Kaloji Narayana Rao. Now, he has decided to tour the districts and plan development there.
GREETS MODI: Rao greeted prime minister Narendra Modi on the latter’s 64 birthday. In a letter addressed to him, Rao said he prayed to the Almighty that Modi lead a life of good health to serve the nation for long. Earlier, Rao told reporters that Modi responded in a positive manner on the issues of Telangana when he met him in Delhi recently.
JOB TO POLIO VICTIM: A physically-challenged woman, A Ramadevi from Nalgonda district, called on Rao at the Secretariat and told him that she had lost her two legs due to polio and her husband too lost his in an accident recently. Moved by her plight, Rao asked chief secretary Rajiv Sharma and minister G Jagadish Reddy to give her a government job soon.
CMO SUBJECTS: Rao allotted subjects to officers attached to the Chief Minister’s Office (CMO).
S Narsing Rao, principal secretary to CM, will deal with GAD, law & order, and I & PR, home, finance, planning, information technology, energy, municipal administration, revenue, industries, R&B, overall in-charge of CMO and subjects not allotted to any other officer in CMO. Smitha Sabharwal, additional secretary to CM too was given many subjects