Kuncham Venkatasubba Reddy asks parties to raise the issue at all-party meeting

Rayalaseema Rashtra Samithi (RRS) president Kuncham Venkatasubba Reddy has asked the United Progressive Alliance government to announce a special package for Rayalaseema region, which is socially and economically backward.

Rally taken out

Speaking at a rally and dharna organised by the party in Badvel town on Thursday, demanding provision of public amenities in areas inhabited by poorer sections, Mr. Reddy demanded that the representatives of major political parties raise the demand in the all-party meeting convened in New Delhi on December 28.

Flays MPs, MLAs

RRS general secretary B. Krishna Prasad lamented that 11 Members of Parliament and 52 MLAs from Rayalaseema region and Samaikyandhra JAC convener and secretary, hailing from the region, were not voicing their concern for the region’s development and its future.

TTD funds

He flayed the government for discreetly taking Rs. 25 crore from the Common Good Fund through Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams. The party leaders demanded that TTD funds be used for developmental activities in the Rayalaseema region.