Hyderabad: Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao marked the 10th Telangana Formation Day by highlighting the state’s journey from struggle to becoming a formidable economic force.
During the Telangana Decade celebrations at the State Secretariat in Hyderabad on Friday, CM KCR hoisted the national flag and paid tribute to the martyrs who sacrificed their lives for Telangana’s cause.
In his address, CM KCR emphasized that Telangana had been subjected to exploitation since its merger with Andhra Pradesh in 1956. Despite the disappointment of the central government’s neglect of the public’s demand for a separate state, the determined people of Telangana continued their struggle. CM KCR recognized the significance of the second phase of the movement, which emerged in 2001 as a non-violent and inclusive approach, uniting people from various backgrounds.
Under the leadership of the BRS government since 2014, CM KCR claimed that Telangana had achieved remarkable progress and transformed into a formidable economic force. He applauded the comprehensive development strategies implemented by the government, which have positioned Telangana as an exemplar of growth.
To commemorate the 10th anniversary of Telangana’s inception, the government has planned an extensive celebration lasting 21 days. CM KCR called upon the people to actively participate in these festivities, showcasing the progress and achievements of Telangana at both the village and city levels.
CM KCR concluded his address by expressing gratitude to the individuals who had contributed to Telangana’s struggle and progress. He reaffirmed the government’s commitment to fulfill the aspirations of the people and lead the state towards a prosperous future.Earlier in the day, CM KCR paid rich tributes to Telangana martyrs at the Martyrs’ Memorial at Gun Park. He offered floral tributes and observed a two-minute silence and then left for the Secretariat where he led the official formation day celebrations. (INN)