Hyderabad: Amid speculations of early polls, Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Wednesday revived the slogan of ‘Bangaru Telangana’ and sought people’s support to transform the State into a ‘Golden Telangana’.
Addressing the official celebrations of 72nd Independence Day at historic Golconda Fort on Wednesday, the Chief Minister claimed that the Telangana was on a growth path and it has made rapid progress in all the sectors during the last four years.
He also claimed that Telangana has become a role model for the entire country, especially due to its welfare schemes for poor and deprived classes.
Referring to the recent comments made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Parliament, the Chief Minister said Telangana Government acted in a mature manner and instead of engaging in confrontation mode it focussed on development.
He said entire agriculture sector has been rejuvenated by providing required support to farmers. He described ‘Rythu Bandhu’ as one of its kind scheme which provides investment support of Rs. 4,000 per acre to farmers.
Now, he said, the State Government has launched Rythu Bhima scheme providing insurance to all the farmers in Telangana State.
He said no other State has any scheme that provides insurance cover to all the farmers. He also listed out other schemes being implemented by his government for the welfare of farmers.
Without naming any party, the Chief Minister alleged that that some inimical forces were trying to divide the society for political gains.
He also accused them of creating obstacles in the welfare programmes. However, he said that the State Government has been dealing with those challenges with strength and vigour.
The government will not allow the hard-earned development and progress to be undermined by such forces, he said and reiterated that the State’s wealth would be used for the welfare of the poor.
Earlier, the Chief Minster visited the Vir Jawan Memorial at Parade Grounds and paid respects to all servicemen who sacrificed their lives for the nation.