Warangal/Mahabubabad: IT Minister KT Rama Rao has asked the Department of Women Development & Child Welfare (WD&CW) and Mahabubabad Collector to take care of the two minor girls who have been orphaned as their parents were electrocuted in Singaram village of Mahabubabad district.
The minister’s instructions came in a tweet on Monday. It may be recalled that Telangana Today has published a new item in these columns on Saturday (November 20) about the plight of the girls Anaparthy Shyamala (8) and Bindhu (6), daughters of Anaparthy Upender (32) and Thirupathamma (32).
Going into the details, Tirupathamma (32) suffered an electric shock while she was spreading washed clothes on a clothesline, made up of GI wire, which came in contact with a live wire at their house in the SC Colony of the village on Friday night. On noticing this, her husband, who was present there, rushed to her rescue and tried to pull her away with bare hands, resulting in the electrocution of both of them.
The couple died while being shifted to a hospital on the same day night. By this incident, the two were orphaned. As the funeral of the couple performed at the village on Saturday as the children had to light the pyre of their parents. The couple used to lead the family by working as daily wage earners.