TSRTC organized Swatantra Bharata Vajrotsavaala Parade today in Hyderabad

Hyderabad: TSRTC organized Swatantra Bharata Vajrotsavaala Parade in the city today.  An Albion Bus imported from London, commissioned in 1932 and still in working condition stood as major attraction

The parade was organjised as part of the Swatantra Bharata Vajrotsavaalu celebrations.  It was organised by TSRTC(Telangana State Road Transport Corporation), a state-owned corporation that runs bus transport services plans in the state.   The parade was organized at Tank Bund and concluded at Ambekar statue.

The Parade was composed of a music band, motorcycles, and an antique Albion Bus imported from London, commissioned in 1932. RTC staff showcased the cultural heritage of Telangana. The parade was flagged off from Rotary Park at Vivekananda Statue and  ended at Ambedkar Statue. More than 1000 Public,Public Transport Patrons, RTC staff and others joined in the parade. Mr. VC Sajjnara, Chairman and MD holding a big  national flag marched along with the staff.  The entire tankbund was gripped with patriotic fervor.

This unique event was organised to Celebrate Swatantra Bharata Vajrotsavaalu and mark the occasion that will reinforce TSRTC contributions to the state and people of Telangana informed Shri Bajireddy Govardhan Reddy MLA & Chairman TSRTC & Shri V. C.Sajjanar MD of TSRTC in a press note issued in Hyderabad today.

Giving more details, Mr VC Sajjanar added that the parade featured TSRTC buses that serve the public throughout Telangana and interestingly it featured Albion Bus imported from London and commissioned into service in the year 1932 which TSRTC still preserves as a remembrance at Bus Bhavan. The antique bus will be kept in a museum for a great historic value to the future generations, Mr. Sajjanar informed.

The Albion Bus was in service during the years starting 1932 when TSRTC was called Nizam State Rail and Road Transport Department with a seating capacity of 19, which is still a pride for the corporation, he added

This parade was organized to symbolically reinforce the corporation’s commitment to the service of people in the state and continuously uphold the spirit of freedom in the years to come, he stated.

The TSRTC has also located and roped in two living legends of TSRTC who will join the 75years Swatantra Bharata Vajrotsavaalu celebrations at Bus Bhavan on August 15th.

In addition to the above event, as a mark of pride and respect, the two oldest employees of TSRTC joined and worked in NSRRTD((Nizam State Rail & Road Transport Department), which is now known as TSRTC.

Tthe RTC in Telangana State was first established as NSR-RTD (Nizam State Rail & Road Transport Department), a wing of Nizam State Railway in the erstwhile Hyderabad State, in 1932, with 27 buses and 166 employees.

The two RTC veteran employees who are aged 94 and 97 and who worked in the pre-Independence era will join the flag hoisting event on August 15th at Bus Bhavan, Corporate Headquarters of TSRTC in Hyderabad. It is a great honour bestowed by TSRTC on two TSRTC

Living legends.

The two nonagenarians are Mr. Narasimha aged 98yrs and Mr. Sathaiah aged 92yrs.

Mr. Narasimha aged 98yrs said to have joined NSRRTD (now TSRTC) in the year 1944 as a temporary clerk and rose to the position of Accounts Officer at the time of retirement in the year 1983 after working for 38yrs, still remembers his days and passionately describes the evolution TSRTC in all these years.

Mr. Sathaiah aged 92yrs joined NSRRTD (now TSRTC) in the year 1946 as a temporary office boy and retired as the Assistant Stores Keeper in the year 1988 after working for 41yrs in the corporation passionately remembers the glorious years of TSRTC and is still emotionally connected to the corporation.

It is one of the unique events and opportunities for all in TSRTC and for the public to know that TSRTC as a corporation has a long history and has impacted the lives of many in the state including the employees in TSRTC.

Mr. Narasimha and Mr. Sathiah expressed their deepest gratitude to TSRTC management for remembering them in this occasion and giving them an opportunity to not only participate in the historic event, but also to show that TSRTC continues to care for their employees and recognize the services rendered to the corporation.

Mr. Bajireddy Govardhan, Hon’ MLA & Chairman TSRTC and Mr. Sajjanar, VC&MD will facilitate both Mr. Narasimha and Mr. Sathiah during the occasion and urge all employees and families to continue to serve the corporation and the public in the years to come.

Raksha Bandhan celebrated at Pragati Bhavan

Hyderabad: Raksha Bandhan celebrations were held on Friday at Pragati Bhavan, the official residence of Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao.  On the occasion of the festival of Rakhi, love affection and brotherly feelings flowed out.  CM KCR’s wife Shobhamma invited her Sisters-in-law in a traditional manner.  There was gaiety enthralled the residence

On this occasion, CM’s elder sisters, Lalithamma, Lakshmamma, Jayamma and younger sister Vinodamma tied Rakhis to Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao and celebrated Raksha Bandhan.

CM KCR greeted his sisters who tied rakhis to him and took blessings.  Sisters blessed CM with a whole heart.

On the same occasion, KCR’s grandson and granddaughter of CM KCR (Minister KTR’s son and daughter) participated in the Raksha Bandhan celebrations.  Sister Alekhya tied rakhi to her brother Himanshu. On this occasion, CM KCR and Shobhamma blessed their grandson and granddaughter wholeheartedly.

 Elders who participated in the celebrations also blessed the children. On this occasion, Minister KTR’s wife Shailima and others participated in the celebrations. (INN)

Essay writing competition on “Har Ghar Tiranga” held at MANUU

Hyderabad: Centre for Urdu Culture Studies (CUCS), Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU) organized an essay writing competition on the topic “Har Ghar Tiranga : Significane and Message” to mark the occasion of 75 years of Independence under the broader ambit of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav. Patriotic songs competition was also held.

According to Dr. Ahmad Khan, Director, CUCS & Convenor, Literary & Cultural Event,  Abdul Qavi Adil, Md. Tafazul Alam and Ulfath Nazreen declared first three winners for essay writing competition in Urdu language. For essay writing in Hindi language Abdul Muqeet stood first whereas Md. Shahnawaz Alam and Ziaullah Ansari got second and third place. Fahad Khalique was the winner for essay writing competition in English language, while Margubur Rahman and Mumtaz Ahmed stood on second and third position.

Muhammed Suhail won Patriotic songs competition, Taskeen Fatma was second and Mohammad Arfeen stood third whereas Abdul Karim got consolation prize.

Prof. Syed Ainul Hasan, Vice-Chancellor will distribute prizes to all the winners on Independence Day.

Dr. Mohd Athar Hussain & Dr. Mohd. Muzaffar Hussain Khan were the coordinators of essay writing & singing competitions respectively.

TSRTC Swatantra Bharata Vajrotsavaala Parade

Hyderabad: As part of the Swatantra Bharata Vajrotsavaalu celebrations, TSRTC(Telangana State Road Transport Corporation), a state-owned corporation that runs bus transport services plans a Grand Bus Parade. It will be organized at Tank Bund on August 13th at 4.00pm.

The Parade will comprise of music band, motor cycles, antique Albion Bus imported from London, commissioned in 1932; RTC staff and will showcase cultural heritage of Telangana. The parade will be flagged off from Rotary Park at Vivekananda Statue and will end at Ambedkar Statue. More than 1000 Public,Public Transport Patrons, RTC staff and others will also join in the parade.

This unique event is organised to Celebrate Swatantra Bharata Vajrotsavaala and mark the occasion that will reinforce TSRTC contributions to the state and people of Telangana informed Shri Bajireddy Govardhan Reddy MLA & Chairman TSRTC & Shri V. C.Sajjanar MD of TSRTC in a press note issued in Hyderabad on Friday

Giving more details, Mr VC Sajjanar added that the parade will feature TSRTC buses that serves the public throughout Telangana and interestingly it will feature Albion Bus imported from London and commissioned into service in the year 1932 which TSRTC still preserves as a remembrance at Bus Bhavan.

The Albion Bus was in service during the years starting 1932 when TSRTC was called Nizam State Rail and Road Transport Department with a seating capacity of 19, which is still a pride for the corporation, he added

In the parade TSRTC buses, employees, patrons from the public who are passionate of TSRTC, parade band and cultural troupes will participate and display cultural heritage of the state.m, Mr Sajjanar added.

This parade will symbolically reinforce corporation’s commitment to the service of people in the state and continuously uphold the spirit of freedom in the years to come, he stated.

Mr. Bajireddy Govardhan, Hon’ MLA & Chairman TSRTC and Mr. V C Sajjanar, MD expressed that the event is organized for the people of the state and is open for the public to participate in the parade.

The TSRTC has also located and roped in two living legends of TSRTC who will join the 75yrs Swatantra Bharata Vajrotsavaalu celebrations at Bus Bhavan on the August 15th.

In addition to the above event, as a mark of pride and respect, two oldest employees of TSRTC who joined and worked in NSRRTD((Nizam State Rail & Road Transport Department), which is now known as TSRTC.

To recall the RTC in Telangana State was first established as NSR-RTD (Nizam State Rail & Road Transport Department), a wing of Nizam State Railway in the erstwhile Hyderabad State, in 1932, with 27 buses and 166 employees.

The two RTC veteran employees who are aged 94 and 97 and who worked in the pre-Independence era will join the flag hoisting event on the August 15th at Bus Bhavan, Corporate Headquarters of TSRTC in Hyderabad. It is a great honour bestowed by TSRTC on two TSRTC

Living legends.

The two nonagenarians are Mr. Narasimha aged 98yrs and Mr. Sathaiah aged 92yrs.

Mr. Narasimha aged 98yrs said to have joined NSRRTD (now TSRTC) in the year 1944 as a temporary clerk and rose to the position of Accounts Officer at the time of retirement in the year 1983 after working for 38yrs, still remembers his days and passionately describes the evolution TSRTC in all these years.

Mr. Sathaiah aged 92yrs joined NSRRTD (now TSRTC) in the year 1946 as a temporary office boy and retired as the Assistant Stores Keeper in the year 1988 after working for 41yrs in the corporation passionately remembers the glorious years of TSRTC and is still emotionally connected to the corporation.

It is one of the unique event and opportunity for all in TSRTC and to the public to know that TSRTC as a corporation has a long history and has impacted the lives of many in the state including the employees in TSRTC.

Mr. Narasimha and Mr. Sathiah expressed their deepest gratitude to TSRTC management for remembering them in this occasion and giving them an opportunity to not only participate in the historic event, but also to show that TSRTC continues to care for their employees and recognize the services rendered to the corporation.

Mr. Bajireddy Govardhan, Hon’ MLA & Chairman TSRTC and Mr. Sajjanar, VC&MD will felicitate both Mr. Narasimha and Mr. Sathiah during the occasion and urge all employees and families to continue serve the corporation and the public in the years to come.

Governor, CM greets people on Raksha Bandhan festival

Hyderabad: Governor Telangana Dr. Tamilisai Soundararajan has greeted the people of Telangana on the occasion of the Raksha Bandhan festival.

The Governor, in her message on Thursday, said that the festival symbolizes the great Indian tradition of the eternal bond between brothers and sisters.

“I wish that the thread of love will bind the hearts and lives of all brothers and sisters and make their immortal bond of togetherness stronger. All the brothers shall shower their sisters with lots of affection, care, and protection on this auspicious occasion of Raksha Bandhan out of love. The Rakhi that is tied on the wrist of the brothers is a sublime symbol of Raksha (protection) for the sisters. Let us all celebrate this Raksha Bandhan in the true spirit of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav celebration. I wish all my brothers and sisters of Telangana a very happy and affectionate Raksha Bandhan,” the Governor said in her message.

In a separate message, Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao has extended greetings to the people of the state on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan (Rakhi Festival) which strengthens the sacred spirit of brotherhood in human relations.

CM KCR said that the feeling of the bond of protection that brothers should always offer to their respective sisters is involved in the festival of Rakhi.

The CM said that the festival of Rakhi, which is celebrated every year on the full moon of the month of Shravan with brotherhood and love, is a great tradition in Indian culture since time immemorial. On the occasion of Rakshabandhan, CM KCR hoped that the feeling of brotherhood among the people of the country would spread more and more. (INN)

MANUU to hold Seminar on “Depiction of Partition in Urdu Literature”

Hyderabad: The Department of Sociology, Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU) is organizing one-day Seminar on “Depiction of Partition in Urdu Literature” in collaboration with the Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts, (Janpada Division – Ministry of Culture, Government of India) on Thursday at Saiyid Hamid Library Auditorium, MANUU Campus at 10:00 a.m.

According to Prof. P. H. Mohammad, Head, Department of Sociology and Convener, the seminar is being organized to observe  ‘Partition Horrors Remembrance Day’ and to celebrate India’s 75 years of independence under the programme of Azadika Amrit Mahotsav.

Prof. Syed Ainul Hasan, Vice-Chancellor will inaugurate the seminar.Prof. Mohd. Naseemuddin Farees, Prof. Shagufta Shaheen, Prof. Abul Kalam, Dr. Ameena Tahseen, and Dr. Md. Ehtesham Akhter will present papers dwelling upon different dimensions of the depiction of the partition of the country in Urdu literature. (INN)

TS Legislature panel on ST welfare to meet on Aug 10

Hyderabad: Telangana State Legislature State Dr. V. Narasimha Charyulu has informed that the Committee on Welfare of Scheduled Tribes will meet at 11.00 AM on 10th August in the Committee Hall of the Assembly Buildings, Hyderabad.The Committee will examine the implementation of the Rule of Reservation in promotions, filling-up of vacancies and all Developmental Activities taken up for the benefit of Scheduled Tribes, by the Transport, Roads and Buildings Department in the State. (INN)

Chief Secretary reviews preparations for ‘Swathantra Bharatha Vajrotsavalu’

Hyderabad: Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar today held a series of meetings on Swathantra Bharatha Vajrotsavalu at BRKR Bhavan today.  He took stock of the arrangements being made in connection with the historical event. 

He asked the officials to make elaborate arrangements for the inaugural function at HICC in accordance with the instructions of the Honourable Chief Minister Sri K Chandrashekar Rao.  Later he held a video conference with the collectors and directed them to organise the function in a befitting manner.

The Chief Secretary stated that for the first time in the country the movie GANDHI will be screened in 563 theatres across the state which will be viewed by 35 lakh students.  He told the Collectors that it is a great occasion to involve public representatives and the public to inculcate the spirit of nationalism and patriotism among the people.  On this occasion, about 1.20 Crores national flags will be distributed free of cost throughout the state.  The National Tricolour should be hoisted at every household on Independence Day, he added.

Somesh Kumar said that a Special Assembly session will be held on the 21st of this month to commemorate India’s 75 years of Independence.  75 prisoners with good conduct will be released on the occasion.  Similarly, the best doctors who have rendered selfless service and 75 government employees will be felicitated.

The Chief Secretary informed the collectors that special plantation drives should be taken up in all villages, mandals, and municipalities throughout the state.  Kavi sammelans/Mushairahs /Rallies should be held in a befitting manner. 

DGP Mahender Reddy, Special Chief Secretaries Arvind Kumar, Rani Kumidini, Shanti Kumari, Sunil Sharma, Home Principal Secretary Ravi Gupta, Addl DG Jitender, GAD Secretary Sheshadri and other senior officials attended the conference. (INN)

MANUU to hold essay writing competition on “Har Ghar Tiranga”

Hyderabad: Centre for Urdu Culture Studies (CUCS), Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU) is organizing essay writing and patriotic singing competitions on the occasion of Independence Day under the broader ambit of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav. The topic for essay writing competition is “Har Ghar Tiranga : Significane and Message”.

Prof. Syed Ainul Hasan, Vice-Chancellor will also inaugurate a special poster exhibition on Women Freedom Fighters on 15th August being organized by the Department of Women Education.

According to Dr. Ahmad Khan, Director, CUCS interested students may register their names through google form link https://forms.gle/uwsC4SYZU1w82rtD9 for essay writing competition and on the link https://forms.gle/pVaKK5aw3A5ReV6s6 for singing competition till August 9, 2022. Both the competitions will be held on August 10. Winners will be awarded with prizes on Independence day.