Hyderabad : Mr G Kishan Reddy, Union Minister of State for Home, has sought a comprehensive investigation into the sudden death of Kodela Sivaprasada Rao. He said that he would ask for a report on the death of the former Andhra Pradesh Speaker.

“I’ll ask for a comprehensive report on the sudden death of Kodela Sivaprasada Rao from DGP and the Chief Secretary of Andhra Pradesh. Such a bad incident should not take place for any family,” said Mr Reddy.

Responding to the ban on selected TV channels, Mr Reddy said that it was against democracy. “Freedom of the media should be ensured in a democratic country like India. I demand Andhra Pradesh government to immediately lift the ban on ABN Andhra Jyothi, TV-5 channels,” he added.

Condemning the Congress party’s statement on Uranium mining, Mr Reddy terms them as baseless allegations against the BJP. Speaking on the occasion of Hyderbad Liberation Day here on Tuesday, Mr Reddy expressed his gratitude to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. the Nizams-ruled Hyderabad state was merged with the Indian Union on September 17, 1948.

“The freedom fighter and then Union Home Minister Patel prevented another Kashmir-like situation in Hyderabad state.” Mr Reddy paid tributes to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. Before addressing on occasion, he paid homage to the martyrs, who fought for the liberation of Hyderabad state.

People of Hyderabad state got freedom 13 months later, India became an independent country. Further, Mr Reddy demanded the TRS government to celebrate September 17 as Hyderabad Liberation Day officially.

“The BJP has been demanding for an official celebration of Hyderabad Liberation Day. But, the TRS government not listening to this demand as it’s under the influence of AIMIM,” he said.

Dasari Sreenivasa Rao

Dasari Sreenivasa Rao is a freelance journalist with 26 years of mainstream media experience in Hyderabad and Dubai. He was Business Editor at The Pioneer and Spl Correspondent at Deccan Chronicle and The Hans India. Earlier, he worked for prestigious media brands including ToI, Indian Express (Bombay) and SPG Media and Business Standard in Hyderabad. NSE-qualified Dasari specializes in derivatives trading. He was visiting faculty at IGNOU and handled two batches of journalism students. Dasari is passionate about business journalism and always suggests all to practice rigorous meditation that ensures peace of mind and helps in moving up the value chain.

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