Nizamabad: Legislators, public representatives and businessmen have returned their Rythu Bandhu cheques in Nizamabad and Kamareddy districts.
Nizamabad Urban MLA Bigala Ganesh Gupta and his family members returned upto Rs 1.60 lakh cheques to the officials. While Ganesh Gupta received Rs 45,000 through Rythu Bandhu scheme, his family members received Rs 1,15,000. They owned 40 acres of land.
Armoor MLA Ashannagari Jeevan Reddy’s family members returned Rs 6,08,000 worth Rythu Bandhu cheques, which were given for 152 acres of land to the officials. Jeevan Reddy along with Armoor TRS party leader A Rajeshwar Reddy returned the cheques at a programme held at Armoor town.
Nizamabad MP K Kavitha’s husband R Anil Kumar gave up cheques for 27.20 acres of land, which are registered on the name of the MP and her husband at various places across the State.
Her husband returned Rs 1,08,800 amount to the government officials. Anil and his father Kishan Rao participated in Rythu Bandhu programme held at Pothangal village of Navipet mandal. Kishan Rao returned the cheque of Rs 32,750 to the officials.
Nizamabad-based doctor and TRS party leader Dr Bhoopathi Reddy returned cheque of Rs 64,000 to the Nizamabad MP in the recently held programme at Renjal mandal headquarters. Dr Bhoopathi Reddy has 16 acres of land at Renjal mandal and obtained Rs 64,000 cheque under Rythu Bandhu scheme.
In Kamareddy district also, a few public representatives and businessmen gave away their Rythu Bandhu cheques to the government.
Pitlam-based businessman Putnala Ramkishan returned a cheque of Rs 44,000 to the officials.
Machareddy MPP Narsing Rao returned Rs 84,000 cheques to the agriculture officials and urged officials to use the amount for the development of an Hanuman temple at Machareddy.
Kamareddy MLA and Whip Gampa Goverdhan returned Rs 40,000 cheque and urged officials to use the amount to develop and provide facilities in a library at Baswapoor village.
Similarly, many government employees also returned their cheques.