Agnipath protests: Telangana CM KCR publicizes Rs 25 lakh, govt job for household of deceased


Telangana Chief Minister Ok Chandrasekhar Rao has introduced an ex-gratia of Rs 25 lakh to the household of Damira Rakesh (24) who died throughout violent protests and police retaliation at Secunderabad railway station on Friday morning. In a late-night assertion on Friday, the chief minister additionally assured a authorities job to an eligible member of his household.

“Chief Minister Ok Chandrashekhar Rao expressed shock and grief over the dying of Rakesh, (who) hailed from Warangal, within the Railway Police firing whereas taking part in a dharna towards the recruitment in Military companies by the Union Authorities within the title of Agnipath. The Chief Minister expressed condolences to the bereaved relations of Rakesh who misplaced his life to the depraved insurance policies of the Union Authorities,” the assertion learn, including, “Rakesh was the sufferer of mistaken insurance policies adopted by the Union Authorities. CM KCR made it clear that he’ll safeguard the pursuits of Telangana residents.”

Rakesh was declared introduced useless by docs on the Gandhi Common Hospital, who stated one other protester with a chest harm was in important situation whereas the situation of 11 others beneath remedy was steady.

Tons of of children aspiring to hitch the Indian Military after clearing bodily and medical exams laid siege to the Secunderabad railway station to protest towards the Centre’s just lately introduced Agnipath scheme. Rakesh, like the opposite agitators, was awaiting the announcement of dates for the written check for the Frequent Entrance Examination (CEE) for over two years when the Centre suspended all ongoing recruitments to the Indian Military and introduced a short-term no-pension Agnipath scheme with an higher age restrict of 23 years.

Responding to the Opposition’s allegation towards the TRS authorities for permitting the protests that led to widespread destruction at Telangana’s premier railway station, state minister Ok T Rama Rao lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his authorities’s unilateral choices which are killing the aspirations of hundreds of thousands of youth who need to be part of the armed forces and serve the nation. KTR demanded that the Prime Minister reply to those protests and in addition make his stand public to clear the doubts of the unemployed youth.

“The farmers weren’t consulted earlier than introducing farm legal guidelines, merchants weren’t consulted earlier than bringing GST, residents of the nation had been uncared for throughout demonetization, and the minorities had been ignored when CAA was proposed… The Centre has decreased the military from ‘one rank-one pension’ to ‘no rank – no pension,” Rama Rao stated, stressing that the Agnipath was a scheme that’s pushing the nationwide safety and way forward for youth into hazard, which is a risk to the nation.

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In keeping with KTR, the agitations throughout the nation towards Agnipath had been indicative of the depth of the unemployment drawback within the nation. Additional, he added, the controversial scheme will disturb the organisational tradition, traditions, and values which have stored the Indian Military on the highest pedestal for many years.


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