Govt’s apathy leaves villages in tears

Nalgonda, Feb 13, 2013:
Smt. Y. S. Sharmila, who has been continuing her Maro Praja Prasthanam
Padayatra in Nalgonda district, expressed deep anxiety over the gross negligence
of the villages and hamlets by Kiran Kumar Reddy-led Congress Government.

Addressing a mammoth public
meeting at Kanagal in the district on the 64th day of Padayatra on
Tuesday, Smt. Sharmila said the hamlets and villages are weeping loud and
bigger as they have gone dry without water and power.

“There is no one to
take care of the villages. Where ever I go, I only see tears in people’s eyes
as 108, 104 and Arogya Sri medical services have been abandoned by the

“While the farmers are
being denied free power supply to their agricultural lands, they are also
suffering losses in the absence of reasonable MSP (Minimum Support Price) for
their agricultural produce,” she said, adding that the rural students are also
giving up studies midway as the Government has diluted the fee reimbursement
scheme which was once successfully implemented by Dr. YSR.

Smt. Sharmila, who has
been undertaking the Padayatra on behalf of YSR Congress Party chief Sri Y. S.
Jagan Mohan Reddy, said it was unfortunate that the Congress leaders are making
rounds to Delhi to protect their political power while leaving people to their

She said the Government
has also been collecting an interest of Rs. 2 to Rs.3 on loans extended to
women. “The Congress leaders are helping their colleagues besides TDP chief
Chandrababu Naidu but not the people,” she said in a sarcastic vein.

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