Several first time MLAs on Sunday got the opportunity to speak about the problems being faced by the people in their respective constituencies.
As many as 22 members, a majority of them being first time legislators, raised the issues pertaining to their constituencies during the Zero House which lasted for about 40 minutes.
MIM MLA Virasat Rasool Khan complained of shortage of medicines, doctors, para-medical staff and other facilities in the government hospitals located in his Nampally constituency. Listing out the hospitals in the assembly segment that he represents, he said corruption was rampant in those hospitals and the general public was facing lot of difficulties due to government’s negligence.
Lok Satta’s Jayaprakash Narayan asked the State Government to prepare a comprehensive traffic management plan in view of the Hyderabad Metro Rail Project. Pointing out the traffic problems being faced by the people in Kukatpally constituency, he said the entire city would go hay wire once the works on HMR starts.
While MIM MLA Maozam Khan complained of spread of viral diseases in Bahadurpura constituency due to contamination of Musi River, Malakpet MLA Ahmed Balala said that works on Musi Corridor announced by Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy was yet to be started. He also complained that the business of illicit liquor was growing in his constituency.
Dr Chandravathi of CPI asked the government to take measures to minimise the impact on public health due to the blasts in Singareni Collieries mines in her constituency in Khammam districts. TDP MLA G Kamalakar Rao demanded that the State Government release Rs 60 crore meant for roads in Karimnagar. While TRS MLA K Tarakarama Rao demanded that the Package No 9 of Pranahita Chevella Project be converted into a standalone project, Seethavati of TDP pressed the government for early completion of Sriramsagar Project canal development works.
While Finance Minister Anam Ramnarayana Reddy gave assurance to 19 members the matter that they raised would be looked into, Home Minister P Sabitha Indira Reddy, Women’s Welfare Minsiter Sunita Laxma Reddy and Social Welfare Minister Basvaraj Saraiah answered one question each. (INN)