Khammam: TRS concluded its election campaign for KMC polls on a positive note with Transport Minister, Puvvada Ajay Kumar expressing confidence of winning all the 56 divisions the party was contesting for.
It may be noted that the TRS is contesting 57 divisions of the total 60 divisions in Khammam Municipal Corporation (KMC) and the 10th division was won unanimously. Three divisions were allotted to CPI, an election ally of TRS.
For the past few weeks, Ajay Kumar and several leaders of the party conducted electioneering in all the divisions connecting with the voters duly following the Covid-19 guidelines and it set a positive mood among the voters in favour of the TRS.
Speaking to media persons, after completing the last day of campaign on Tuesday, the minister said there was a tremendous response to the TRS campaign as the voters were convinced that the development of Khammam would be possible with the TRS only.
There has been a visible development in the city because of the continuous support of the Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao and MA&UD Minister K T Rama Rao who ensured huge flow of funds for the purpose.
Rs 300 crore were spent to ensure supply of drinking water to the household daily under Mission Bhagiratha and 75, 000 tap connections were provided. Hundreds of crores have been spent on developing road junctions, road dividers, side drains, CC roads in colonies and widening of roads.
Lakaram and Khanapuram tanks have been developed as tourist spots with musical fountains, walking tracks, parks and open gyms. Walkways were developed alongside the NSP canals. The IT Hub first phase was functioning successfully and foundation stone was laid for the second phase.
Similarly, Vaikunta Dhamams and Gollapadu channel modernised, vegetable and meat markets were constructed, an ultramodern RTC bus stand was constructed. Khammam residents have never seen such a development in the city, Ajay Kumar asserted.
The Chief Minister allotted around 2000 double bedroom houses for whose construction Rs 150 crore was granted. Construction of a complex of 1250 houses was taken up at Tekulapalli and of them 1004 houses, built with Rs 75 crore, were inaugurated recently.
Intensive campaign by TRS
TRS was able to carry out an intensive campaign in which MP, Nama Nageswara Rao, ZP Chairman L Kamalraj, MLC B Lakshminarayana, MLAs, S Venkata Veeraiah, Ramulu Naik, Vanama Venkateshwar Rao, Maganti Gopinath, DCCB Chairman, Kurakula Nagabhushaiah, SUDA Chairman, B Vijay Kumar, former MP, P Srinivasa Reddy and party office in-charge, RJC Krishna have actively participated.
It might be noted the minister’s wife P Vasanthalakshmi and son Puvvada Nayanraj pitched in making door to door visits along with Telangana Jagruthi women’s wing convener, Tanneru Shobarani seeking voters’ support for the party.
27KM3: Minister P Ajay Kumar and ex-MP P Srinivas Reddy greet the public during an election rally in Khammam on Tuesday.
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