Staff Reporter

TIRUPATI: Members of the State Bank of India Staff Union (Hyderabad) paid rich tributes to their former comrade Late Y. Tharaknath, revered as a trade union tycoon in the banking industry. It may be recalled that Mr.Tharaknath breathed his last in Tirupati while taking part in a union meeting.

A blood donation camp was inaugurated by SBI Deputy General Manager (Tirupati module) K.S. Subramanian on Friday at the zonal office, in which 67 persons donated blood. 700 food packets were distributed to the poor at the Tirupati main branch, while ‘Annadanam’ was performed at ‘Akshaya Kshetram’, a home for special children.

C.Surya Prasad, Assistant General Manager (Chittoor); J.Chitti Babu, Vice-President and C.V.M. Krishna, Deputy General Secretary of SBI Staff Union were among those present.