MLA's assurance on water supply

Vijayawada East MLA Vangaveeti Radhakrishna has promised to take necessary steps to ensure that no problem will arise in future in supply of drinking water to localities on hill slopes. As part of the continuing `Mee Kosam - Mee Vente' launched last month, Mr. Radhakrishna visited several areas in 4th division of Vijayawada Municipal Corporation. Local corporator Anne Prasanna and local leaders were present.

Mayor's manhandling condemned

Lok Satta Krishna district committee member Sk. Baji said that the manhandling of Mayor Mallika Begum hurt the sentiments of the minorities and it would remain a black spot in the history of the Corporation.

Members of Anjuman-e-Islami on Tuesday condemned the manhandling. Addressing a press conference, they demanded immediate arrest of those who were responsible for the jostling that led to the ugly incident.

Student meet

Speakers at a conference of engineering students, organised by Koneru Lakshmaiah College of Engineering (KLCE) on Tuesday, stressed the need for engineering students to assume leadership roles and greater responsibilities in society. S. Anjaneya Rao, chief engineer, Vijayawada Thermal Power Station, was among the speakers.

Poor-feeding

Guntur branch of Sri Sarada Peetham began a permanent poor feeding programme in Guntur on Tuesday with managing trustee of Sri Sringeri Peetham V.R. Gowri Shankar formally launching it by offering food to some beggars.