Hyderabad: The Telangana Government on Sunday announced the names of ministers/dignitaries who will lead the Independence Day celebrations on August 15 in various districts.
The ministers/dignitaries will pay floral tributes at the Telangana Martyrs’ Memorial and later unfurl the national flag and also take guard of honour at the Ceremonial Parade at the District Headquarters on the Independence Day.
Following are the personalities, along with districts, who will lead the Independence Day celebrations: Assembly Speaker S. Madhusudana Chary (Jayashankar Bhupalpally); Legislative Council Chairman Swamy Goud (Kumarambheem Asifabad); Special Chief Secretary B.P. Acharya (Mahabubabad); Deputy CM Kadiyam Srihari (Waranga – Urban); Govt Chief Whip Koppula Eshwar (Jagtial); Govt Whip Palla Rajeshwar Reddy (Warangal – Rural); Govt Whip B. Venkateshwarlu (Jangaon); Ministers K. Tarakarama Rao (Rajanna Sircilla); Finance Minister Etela Rajender (Karimnagar); Forest Minister Jogu Ramanna (Adilabad); Housing Minister A. Indrakaran Reddy (Macherial); Irriation Minister T. Harish Rao (Siddipet); Dy Speaker M. Padma Devender Reddy (Medak); Spl Chief Secretary B.R. Meena (Sangareddy); Agriculture Minister Pocharam Srinivas Reddy (Nizamabad); Govt Whip Gampa Govardhan (Kamareddy); Health Minister C. Laxma Reddy (Mahabubnagar); Panchayat Raj Minister Jupally Krishna Rao (Nagarkurnool); State Planning Board Vice-Chairman S. Niranjan Reddy (Wanaparthy); Animal Husbandry Minister Talasani Srinivas Yadav (Jogulamba Gadwal); R&B Minister Tummala Nageshwara Rao (Khammam); Excise Minister T. Padma Rao Goud (Bhadradri Kothagudem); Legislative Council Dy Chairman Nethi Vidyasagar (Nalgonda); Energy Minister G. Jagadish Reddy (Suryapet); Govt Whip Gongidi Sunitha (Yadadri Bhuvanagiri); Transport Minister P. Mahender Reddy (Ranga Reddy); Dy CM Md. Mahamood Ali (Ranga Reddy) and Home Minister Nayani Narasimha Reddy (Medchal). (INN)