After spending two weeks in Rajahmundry supervising Godavari pushkarams, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has returned to Hyderbad and is said to be focusing on revamping his cabinet, Chief Minister's office and also to constitute separate party committees for two Telugu states.
Rajahmundry city, on the bank of river Godavari, which hosted gigantic 12-day Godavari Pushkaralu in Andhra Pradesh is bound to get a facelift soon on the lines of northern India's holy city Haridwar. The city's name is also to be changed reflecting its historical name as `Rajamahendravaram'.
It has been 30 years since Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) took on the struggle against the illegalities of the Sardar Sarovar Dam which marked lakhs of people to be removed from their villages to make way for the dam. Year after year, the NBA fought relentlessly for rightful compensations and rehabilitation to the villagers which comprised a large number of adivasis, dalits, women, fisher folks, landless, small and marginal farmers.
Expressing serious concern over the ragging incidents which has driven an 18-year Architecture student to suicide at Acharaya Nagarjuna University (ANU), YSR Congress has said that ever since TDP has come to power caste equations have revived and demanded that all the perpetrators of the crime should be arrested immediately to infuse confidence among the girls to pursue their higher education.