Mad rush for cards leads to commotion at Beeramguda centre

Mad rush for Aadhaar cards and the poor arrangements by the officials led to commotion at the centres resulting in two women becoming unconscious who were later shifted to a hospital for treatment.

According to sources the Aadhaar centre for the residents of Ameenpur was established at Beeramguda community hall and it has been functioning for the past two days. Following reports in a section of press that February 15 was the deadline Ranga Reddy and Hyderabad districts, people rushed to the centre to get cards.

Many who have not enrolled rushed to the centres as Aadhaar card is a must for gas cylinders.

Several visits

Many card seekers present at the centre alleged that they were forced to make several visits to the centre due to inadequate staff. On knowing about the mad rush and commotion at the centre, Mandal Revenue Officer, police, District Supply Officer B. Yesuratnam and MLA T Nandeeswar Goud rushed to the spot and pacåified the agitating public.

He said that the Aadhaar Centre would continue till the last person in the village was issued Aadhaar cards.

Joint Collector Dr. A. Sharath said that the Aadhaar Centre were being run in systematic way in the district and the public were being informed three days in advance when the applicants should come to centre. Not only that, the forms that need to be filled by the individuals are being supplied in advance to avoid inconvenience for them, he added. Mr. Yesuratnam said that three more Aadhaar centres were established at the Gram panchayat office of Ameenpur in addition to the three centres currently running.