Speaking to reporters here on Sunday, Harish Rao said that the Telangana government allocated Rs 19,813 crore for the welfare of SCs in the State Budget.
Civil Supplies Minister Gangula Kamalakar on Friday described Dalit Bandhu as the greatest scheme introduced in the country.
These funds will be deposited in the District Scheduled Castes Service Cooperative Development Society of respective districts.
While ruling out any alliance with the TRS, Eatala Rajender exudes confidence that the BJP will come to power on its own.
During the rally Sanjay Kumar demanded Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao to immediately release funds to the bank accounts of 17,000 SC beneficiaries of Huzurabad constituency.
The PILs were filed by Congress leader Bukka Judson, and journalist and social worker Mallepalli Laxmaiah.
Judson’s counsel Sharat Kumar informed the court that Dalit Bandhu scheme was stopped abruptly by the ECI at the alleged instance of some political parties.
The Telangana Chief Minister said that the ECI should take decisions that enhanced its image. It should refrain from transgressing its constitutional rights.
BJP chief lambasts TRS for not appointing an SC Chief Minister, slams KCR & kin for clinging to key posts in party
One of the three PILs was listed for hearing on Friday before a bench comprising Chief Justice Satish Chandra Sharma and Justice Ujjal Bhuyan.
The PILs have been filed by Mallepalli Laxmaian, a social worker belonging to Hyderabad, Dr A Chandra Sekhar, a former minister, and Bukka Judson, belonging to Golconda area in Musheerabad.
The Chief Minister, who was visiting Yadadri temple on Tuesday, in reply to a reporter's query on the ECI's decision, said the decision was only a small obstacle.
The Chief Minister said the scheme began with the SCs as, though they had a high population of 75 lakh in the State, they owned only 13 lakh acres of land.
The State government has launched Dalit Bandhu on a pilot basis in Huzurabad Assembly segment, besides in four other mandals, in addition to the Vasalamarri village.
Enumerating various development works like Rythu Bandhu and Kalyana Lakshmi schemes, the Chief Minister said after achieving a separate Telangana State, he wanted to take it easy.