Telangana

Revenue staff protest continues

Warangal Urban Congress leaders led by DCC president N Rajender Reddy during a protest Hanamkonda on Wednesday.

Warangal Urban Congress leaders led by DCC president N Rajender Reddy during a protest Hanamkonda on Wednesday.   | Photo Credit: M. Murali

Peddapalli Collectorate employees stage dharna

The administration came to a standstill following the three-day strike announced by members of the Telangana revenue employees’ association in protest against the burning alive of tahsildar Vijaya Reddy in Ranga Reddy district on Monday.

The Collectorate wore a deserted look following the employees participating in the strike and the tahsildar offices remained closed for the second consecutive day. On the other hand, revenue employees staged a protest against the brutal killing of the tahsildar by wearing black badges and forming a human chain in front of the Collectorate in Karimnagar town on Wednesday.

Revenue employees staged a dharna in front of the Collectorate in Peddapalli town demanding stern action against the culprit involved in the killing and demanded adequate security to revenue officials working in various districts.

A delegation met Collector A Sridevasena and submitted a memorandum seeking protection to revenue employees. On thes occasion, the Collector, Joint Collector, DRO and revenue employees of the district announced their one-day basic pay as donation to the family of tahsildar Vijaya Reddy’s driver Gurunatham.

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