Telangana

White paper sought on land distribution to Dalits

: DCC SC cell president Uppari Ravi has demanded that the State government should release a white paper on the promise of distributing three acres of land to each Dalit in Telangana State.

Flaying Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao for failing the promise of appointing a Dalit as the Chief Minister of Telangana state, he alleged the government had even failed to fulfil the promise of providing three acres of land each Dalit for taking up agriculture.

Talking to newsmen here on Wednesday, he said that the party would constitute in-charge to oversee arrangements for the Dalit students in all the social welfare hostels in the district. He said that they would conduct the 125th birth anniversary celebrations of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar on a grand scale in the district.

He also said that they would abolish the existing SC cell in the district and constitute a new body and also mandal level committees.

Town Congress president Karra Rajashekhar Reddy, Mahila Congress president Gugilla Jayashree, and others were also present.


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