Raja Narasimha lauds the services of Lakkireddy family members
Dr. Lakkireddy Hanimireddy donated a new college building, constructed at a cost of Rs.7 crore in six acres in the town, to the State government and Deputy Chief Minister C. Damodar Raja Narasimha received it at a formal function here on Saturday.
Mr. Raja Narasimha inaugurated Dr. Lakkireddy Hanimireddy Government College and received the registration papers from donor Hanimireddy at a function held on the college premises.
NRI Lakkireddy Balireddy, Lakkireddy Jayaprakash Reddy, Raja S.V. Sudhakar Rao, Gogulamudi Satyanarayana Reddy, and Krishna University Vice-Chancellor Vunnam Venkaiah participated in the programme.
The participants observed a minute’s silence praying to god to give peace to the soul of G. Venkateswara Rao, who sacrificed his life for the cause of government college in Mylavaram, and the Delhi gang rape victim.
Post Graduate centre
Speaking on the occasion, the Deputy Chief Minister lauded the services of Lakkireddy’s family members, who donated some crores of rupees for the development of their motherland.
Responding to the pleas made by cardiologist Hanimireddy, Mylavaram MLA Devineni Umamaheswara Rao and other locals, Mr. Raja Narasimha assured to sanction a Post Graduate centre for the new college and allot necessary staff.
He also promised to sanction a polytechnic college for Mylavaram town.
Secondary Education Minister Kolusu Parthasarathy said that Rs.1.15 crore has been sanctioned for the Government Junior College in the town and the works would begin soon.
Earlier, Mr. Raja Narasimha, the minister and Vijayawada Parliament Member Lagadapati Rajagopal inaugurated freedom fighter Babu Jagjivan Ram’s statue and Ambedkar Library at Ganapavaram village in Krishna district. Addressing the gathering, the Deputy Chief Minister said the government would soon set up a research centre to study the social and economic status of dalits of different regions in the State.
Tanuku MLA Karumuru Nageswara Rao, Tiruvuru MLA Dirasam Padmajyothi, MLC Prabhakara Rao, former MLA Mandadi Satyanarayana Reddy, RJD G.S. Moses, and College principal P.M.S. Swaroopa Rani.