YSRCP demands 9 subsidised LPG cylinders for all

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demands 9 subsidised LPG cylinders for all

Oct 25, 2012: YSR Congress Party today demanded the state Government to extend the
supply of nine subsidised cooking gas cylinders to all domestic consumers as
being implemented in Congress ruled states.

at a press conference at the party central office here, party spokesman Ambati
Rambabu described as unfortunate the Government’s decision to limit the supply of
nine cylinders of subsidised cooking gas to LPG consumers of Deepam scheme.

objection to the Government’s decision, he said sarcastically it is a gift of
the state government to the people of the state for sending 33 Congress MPs to
Lok Sabha.

said while there are 1.6 crore LPG consumers in the state, only 40 lakh
consumers got the connection through Deepam scheme and the rest belonged to the
middle, lower middle class  and rich

said Deepam scheme consumers of LPG use only 5 to 6 cylinders in a year while
the rest of LPG consumers use 15 to 20 cylinders. “This means that Government
doesn’t want to provide the three extra cylinders at subsidised rates to those
who required them and provide them to those who do not want,” he said
sarcastically, adding the Government’s decision is very unfortunate. 

the Congress President Sonia Gandhi’s assurance that 9 cylinders of subsidised
cooking gas would be supplied in all Congress ruled states, Rambabu observed
that chief minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy has thrown to the winds the assurance
of even his party president.

and Kerala governments have announced supply of nine cylinders at subsidized
rates and we demand the Government to implement the same here too,” he said.

objection to the Civil Supplies Minister D.Sridhar Babu’s announcement that
even the social welfare hostels also would be supplied with only six gas
cylinders at subsidized rates, he said the Government’s decision is
questionable as 70 per cent of the SC, ST and BC students are staying in

government is only paying Rs.17.50 per student towards mess charges and the
decision of the Government to limit the supply of subsidized gas cylinders to
six would ruin their lives. The Government must supply the required number of
cylinders of the cooking gas at subsidized rates to the hostels to keep them
running without posing a burden on the students,” he demanded.

Yatra for votes

said TDP Chief Chandrababu Naidu is undertaking his Pada Yatra for selfish
political interests with a view to get votes in the next elections.

that an old woman by name Ramulamma has questioned Naidu’s intentions behind
his Yatra at a village in Ija mandalam of Mahabubnagar district, Rambabu
observed that the woman, probably a daily labourer, told Naidu on his face that
he began his Padayatra purely for getting votes.

Naidu gave her the mike and asked her to talk about her problems, she listed
out her problems. When Naidu said he came all the way walking to meet people to
find out their problems, the woman told him bluntly that he undertook the Yatra
only for his political interests and getting votes,” he said adding Naidu
minced his words in giving a reply to the old lady.

said in his book “Manasulo Mata” that people would turn lazy if more and more
subsidies are offered to them and Government is also following his footsteps
going by his advice and for this reason only, Sharmila today called Naidu as
chief advisor of the Government, Rambabu observed.

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