Telangana Congress meet President over land acquisitions

telangana-congress-chief-n-uttam-kumar-reddy-340699Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) president N Uttam Kumar Reddy lead a delegation, met the President Pranab Mukherjee at Rashtrapati Bhavan to complain against Telangana government and urged urge his intervention in doing justice against the forcible acquisition of farmers.

They gave a petition to the president stating that Telangana government is not respecting Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013 rather resorting to forcible land acquisition in the name of Willing Sale and Procurement through GO 123.

Uttam Kumar Reddy requested the President to take appropriate steps to prevent violation of constitutional and legal provisions . He also alleged that Telangana was acquiring lakhs of acres of lands across in the name of development for irrigation projects, industries , power projects ..etc.