Mancherial: Peddapalli Member of Parliament, Balka Suman, who steered Telangana Boggu Gani Karmika Sangham to a historical victory in the recent polls to recognised trade union of Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL), is taking a break. Currently, he is holidaying in the north-eastern States of the country.
The young Parliamentarian of Telangana, played a vital role in the extraordinary success of TBGKS, an affiliate of Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS). He had extensively toured coal belt areas and took part in campaigning of the trade union. He drew attention of coal miners by making various statements. His aggressive publicity enabled the union to secure nine out of 11 areas of the coal major in the polls held on October 5.
The English research scholar from Osmania University is spending quality time at major attractions including Sweet Waterfalls and Umiam Lake of Shillong. “Due to extensive campaigning that lasted for over a month, I was exhausted. So, I wanted to take a break and spend time with family members. I am enjoying nature’s wonders and major tourist spots of Shillong,” he says.
The MP informed that he had camped in Mancherial as he was tasked to oversee Srirampur area, during the publicity programmes on behalf of the trade union. “I miss family members including my son for the past four weeks. I decided to holiday in some of north-eastern States following completion of the electioneering and with TBGKS registering thumping triumph in the elections,” he says.
A native of Regunta village in Metpalli mandal in present Jagtial district, Suman had made headlines by defeating Congress nominee and industrialist Dr G Vivek in 2014 general elections. He was tipped with ticket of TRS party from Peddapalli parliament constituency for playing a vital role in Telangana movement.