Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao’s one-day visit to Patna on Wednesday to distribute ex-gratia to the families of 12 migrant workers who died in a fire accident in Hyderabad in March this year, opposition parties in the state. has come under criticism from
KCR, as the chief minister is called, also distributed relief money to the families of five soldiers killed in June 2020 in clashes with Chinese forces in northeastern Ladakh’s Galwan Valley.
The Telangana Chief Minister’s visit to Patna comes at a time when the state was rocked by the death of four women due to surgical sterilization at a community health center in Ibrahimpatnam in Ranga Reddy district of Telangana on Tuesday.
On Wednesday, State Health Minister T Harish Rao met the women undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Hyderabad and assured them that the government would provide them with all possible help.
There was no statement from the chief minister’s office expressing grief or shock over the deaths of four women and the serious health complications of 30 others. Also announced ₹Telangana Bharatiya Janata Party president Bandi Sanjay said on Friday that 5 lakh ex-gratia and double-bedroom houses to each affected family had been sanctioned by state director of public health G Srinivasa Rao.
He said that the Chief Minister is not worried about calling the families of the victims. “Instead, the Chief Minister chose to disembark and go to Bihar to distribute checks to the families of migrant laborers from Bihar who died in the fire accident in Secunderabad,” he said.
Stating that even the health minister did not have time to console the families of the victims, Sanjay demanded that the chief minister should have sacked the health minister, holding him responsible for the unfortunate incident. “But he did not take any action, as Harish Rao is his nephew,” he alleged.
He also questioned the timing of payment of ex-gratia to the families of Bihari migrant workers. “The accident happened in March, but he chose to go to Bihar six months later to pay ex gratia, to combine it with his political mission,” he said.
The BJP president added that whenever such accidents happened in the past, KCR did not personally pay ex-gratia to any family. “When 60 people died in a bus accident at Kondagto in Jagyal district a few years ago, KCR did not even bother to visit the place, meet the families of the victims,” he criticized. Didn’t bother to do it and apologize to them.”
Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) president A Revanth Reddy on Thursday alleged that KCR was not concerned about Telangana’s farmers who are committing suicide due to anxiety and the state’s army personnel who are on the border. are dying
“In 2013, Yadaya, a young man from Kondareddy Playa village in Mehboobnagar district, was killed by extremists in Kashmir. A family member promised him five acres of land and a government job. But The promise has not been fulfilled yet,” said Reddy.
PCC Gulf Migrant Workers Committee convener Sangi Reddy Naresh Reddy said the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) government had promised the payment. ₹5 lakh ex-gratia to each of the families of Gulf migrant workers who died due to the disaster.
TRS spokesperson and MLC Pala Rajeshwar Reddy categorically rejected the allegations of the opposition parties, saying that the Chief Minister has never neglected any family. “It is unfortunate that they are making a mistake with KCR in honoring those soldiers who have made immense sacrifices for the nation. Soldiers do not belong to a single state. They protect the entire country. ” They said.