BRS activists along with farmers, staged a ‘maha dharna’ in all district headquarters across Telangana on Friday
Updated On – 09:33 PM, Fri – 23 December 22
Hyderabad: The BRS activists along with farmers, staged a ‘maha dharna’ in all district headquarters across Telangana on Friday against the Centre’s malicious and misinformation campaign alleging diversion of MGNREGS funds in Telangana.
They held placards and raised slogans against the ‘anti-farmer’ policies and vengeful actions of the BJP-led Central government against Telangana.
The protests were organised following a call given by the party working president KT Rama Rao to the party cadre on Thursday, after the union government served notice on the State government asking to return Rs 151.9 crore spent under MGNREGS for construction of crop drying platforms.
The BRS MLAs, MLCs, Zilla Parishad chairpersons, Rythu Bandhu Samithi members, ZPTCs, MPTCs, Sarpanches and party leaders participated in ‘Maha dharnas’ held in different districts protesting against the discrimination of the Centre towards the state in releasing funds and anti-farmers policies.
The dharna sites reverberated with the slogans against the Narendra Modi government for trying to create hurdles in implementation of welfare schemes and halt the development of the State.
Farmers along with BRS cadres staged protests in Warangal against the Centre with ‘nooses around their necks’. Several farmers and BRS party activists led by party state leader Rajanala Srihari have staged a protest against the anti-farmer policies adopted by the BJP government at Chowrastha Center in Warangal East Constituency.
In Sangareddy district, BRS district president and Telangana State Handloom Development Corporation chairman Chinta Prabhakar, MLAs Kranti Kiran, Mahipal Reddy, Manik Rao, and Bhupal Reddy protested in front of the RDO office.
MLAs Padma Devender Reddy, Madan Reddy, MLC Seri Subhash Reddy, Rythu Bandhu Samithi district president Somulu and others took part in the protests organised in Medak district.
While in Yadadri Bhongir district, Government Whip Gongidi Sunitha, MLC Krishna Reddy, BRS district president K Rama Krishna Reddy took part in demonstration, the farmers along with BRS cadre held protests with placards against the BJP at Kamareddy municipal office.
Opposing the anarchist policies of the BJP government, the BRS cadre and farmers organised the maha dharna protests at Dharna Chowk in Khammam district headquarters which was participated by MLC Tata Madhu, Zilla Parishad chairman Lingala Kamal Raju, MLA Ramulu Naik and others.
In Suryapet, MP Badugula Lingaiah Yadav, ZP chairperson Deepika, MLAs Gyadari Kishore Kumar, Saidi Reddy, and several others took part in demonstration.
In Nirmal, the protestors burnt the effigy of the Central government and raised slogans criticising the union government for its discrimination towards farmers of Telangana.
They said there is no government without farmers and demanded that the union government should stop its stubborn attitude towards farmers.