Hyderabad: TPCC president N. Uttam Kumar Reddy on Tuesday informed the media that the party got overwhelming response to its application campaign where party mobilized farmers to fill in applications demanding immediate waiver off their loans.
Speaking to media persons at Gandhi Bhavan, the TPCC chief said that the party got over 20,000 applications from each Assembly constituency during the application campaign.
He said that the government was willfully delaying the waiver off farm loans and demanded the government to waive off the farm loans in one go.
He said that the state government was being indifferent towards the farmers despite Centre giving its nod to the state to give Rs 3,000 crore loans to the farmers.
Uttam Kumar Reddy said that the State Government was playing with the lives of lakhs of poor students by not clearing their fee reimbursement dues.
He said that the government’s delay to clear fee reimbursement dues was affecting the studies of 14 lakh students pursuing various course in 3,200 colleges across the state.
He demanded the KCR Government to pay fee reimbursement dues of Rs 3,500 crore immediately, saying that the college managements were unable to pay salaries to their staff.
He said that the party received at least 5,000 fee reimbursement applications from the students from each Assembly constituency during its application campaign.
The TPCC Chief said that based on the directions of AICC, the party state unit was conducting programme to mark the birth centenary of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi from November 19, 2016 to November 19, 2017.
He said that the party would conduct Indira Gandhi’s birth centenary programmes in all Assembly constituencies.
He said that the party will celebrate December 9 as ‘Thanksgiving Day’ to mark Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s birthday and to thank her for declaring the formation of Telangana state on this day in 2009.
The TPCC chief said that the party would organise protest programmes on December 20 at Indira Park and at districts to mount pressure on the KCR government to fulfill various TRS poll promises.
Uttam condoles Jayalalithaa’s demise
TPCC president N. Uttam Kumar Reddy on Tuesday condoled the sudden demise of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa.
He hailed the services of Jayalalithaa saying that the six times CM carved for herself a place in the hearts of people of her state through her numerous pro-people welfare initiatives.
The late leader introduced many initiatives aimed at empowering women and children and the masses the example of which is rare in the Independent India. He expressed condolences to the bereaved family and the people of Tamil Nadu. (INN)