Naveen S Garewal
Tribune News Service
Hyderabad, July 8
Senior Congress chief and former Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) president, Ponnala Laxmaiah, has sought the instant imposition of President’s Rule in Telangana, accusing the Chief Minister and the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) authorities of failing to place in place a plan to comprise COVID-19.
“The Chief Minister does not care about the people and has failed to protect them from COVID-19, which is fast gripping the entire state,” mentioned Ponnala.
The Congress chief advised the media that the state had left the individuals to fend for themselves within the absence of any concrete plan, making it a match case for imposing President’s Rule within the state.
He mentioned the Chief Minister had remained detached to the plight of the individuals even after Governor Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan, herself a medical practitioner, visited the Nizam Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS) and expressed reservations in regards to the preparations.
Ponnala mentioned the Governor had reviewed the state of affairs and shared her views repeatedly, however the authorities simply appeared the opposite approach.
Telangana has seen the quickest rise within the variety of COVID-19 sufferers, with near round 2000 circumstances on daily basis, majority of that are from the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation.
While the federal government has simply deserted the individuals and lifted all lockdown restrictions, individuals are taking varied initiatives for his or her security. Most necessary markets have introduced voluntary closure till issues enhance.
Telangana is maybe one of many solely states that don’t have any restriction of motion of individuals out and in of the state.
Ponnala mentioned it was astonishing that the federal government functionaries together with bureaucrats and politicians have been saved at midnight in regards to the whereabouts of Chief Minister Ok Chandrashekar Rao (KCR) for the previous 11 days, leaving individuals guessing in regards to the proposed security measures to be taken, whereas optimistic circumstances had been on the rise.
“Since KCR has deserted the people, it’s a fit case for the centre to step in and impose Presidents Rule,” he mentioned.
Lambasting the federal government for its “poor” and “below than required” testing within the state, Ponnala mentioned it’s a case of “Nero playing the fiddle while Rome burnt”.
He listed a couple of cause for demanding the imposition of President’s Rule stating that it begins with the mix-up within the identification of the lifeless at Gandhi Hospital to the ambiance of worry and dismay throughout the state.
“It is a clear case of the state being in the grip of severe uncertainty, the future looks bleak and only Presidents Rule can bring back the much-needed governance in Telangana to pull it out of the morass it currently is in,” mentioned Ponnala.
The variety of COVID-19 circumstances has touched 27,612 in Telangana, placing it at No. 6 within the nation.
With 313 deaths and 11,012 energetic circumstances the state of affairs within the state is alarming as there are 1,800 to 2,000 contemporary circumstances every day.