Chiranjeevi demands 25 lakhs ex gratia to victims

chiranjeeviCongress leader and Rajya Sabha member Chiranjeevi demanded that CM Chandrababu Naidu for the tragedy in which 27 people were killed at Rajahmundry on the first day of Godavari Pushkaralu.

He said, Naidu publicised to celebrate the Pushkaralu on the lines of Kumbh Mela, but it lacked any scientific plan on execution. Naidu’s key adviser of Pushkaralu was inexperienced lacked in administrative capabilities.

He said, Naidu prevented officials from doing the works assigned to them with eview meeting.CM is alone responsible for the arrangement, he should own up the responsible and step down,” he demanded. Chiranjeevi said demanded an ex gratia of Rs 25 lakh for the bereaved families.

APCC president N Raghuveera Reddy also joined Chiranjeevi in demanding resignation of Chandrababu Naidu. They said a Congress team will visit Rajahmundry today to console the families of those who died in the stampede.