Telangana Telugu Desam Forum has appealed to Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy on Tuesday to install statues of prominent personalities from the region on Tank Bund while replacing the damaged ones.
In a representation to the Chief Minister that included resolutions adopted at a meeting of the Forum on Monday, the convenor E. Dayakar Rao wanted installation of statues of Komaram Bheem, Kaloji Narayana Rao, Chakali Ailamma, Doddi Komaraiah and Ravi Narayan Reddy.
By other resolutions, the Forum wanted the government to sanction additional funds for the centenary celebrations of Osmania University and to delete para 14 (F) in the Presidential Order before starting the process of recruitment for police sub-inspector posts.
Suicides for Telangana
Expressing concern over suicide by students for the cause of separate Telangana, the Forum appealed to the government to come forward to help the bereaved families. The Forum also demanded immediate steps for procurement of paddy from farmers in Karimnagar, Nizamabad, Warangal and Nalgonda districts as huge stocks got accumulated with them.
Earlier Mr. Dayakar Rao and Tummala Nageswara Rao briefed the party president N. Chandrababu Naidu about the Forum meeting.