Red sandal is the word shivering officers of police, forest department and politicians in the state of Andhra Pradesh. Though red sandal smuggling is a regular practice in Chittoor and Kadapa districts for the last two decades but it never adorned the stage of seriousness. Nobody knows how much Red sandal has been smuggled and how much have earned by smugglers, officers and politicians. Though big politicians are not directly involved but without their good wishes the business of red sandal smuggling could not take place to this extent.
Krishna district has got the distinction in the country in implementing the e-POS (Electronic point of sale) in PDS (public distribution system) and more than that, Ahmed Babu, who is the collector and the district magistrate of the district was responsible for it, needs to be appreciated first.
Actor-turned-politician Pawan Kalyan has still not made up his mind to pressurise the Modi government regarding the special category status to Andhara Pradesh and meanwhile the chance has been captured by his fellow actor Sivaji. Instead of taking chance for the special category status he toured the capital region lands and supported the farmers who are against to the state government and CRDA act.
Indian politics will not change. The 125 year old Congress and the 30 year old BJP and two year old AAP follow the same path. The politicians whatever the political party they belong to shed crocodile tears. This is the other side of our great politicians. They act more than a film or theatre artists. Every political party wants to survive with a double talk. They think their leadership will sustain with a false or dubious promises.