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Corporators causing trouble for TRS

2017-12-09 00:06:32

Corporators causing trouble for TRS

Mattipati Yanadi Reddy

Until a couple of years ago residents of Hyderabad felt the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) should be run by elected representatives and not the special officers so that their problems are solved.Accordingly, the Telangana government conducted elections and the TRS won majority seats while MIM stood in second place. As the council took over reigns from the special officer, people thought all their civi Corporators causing trouble for TRS issues will be resolved.

But there is no sign of city residents getting succor. Instead, the corporators are raking in moolah causing trouble for the people as well as for their respective parties. Particularly, the TRS corporators have attained notoriety for this and the party MLAs and MPs are worried over their future following the activities of the corporators.

The corporators belonging to ruling party are allegedly going to any extent for bribes, contracts and for collecting protection money. Either the corporators or their kith and kin are acting as agents to see that building permissions are granted against the prescribed rules, facilitating illegal constructions and collecting cuts from the builders and owners of plots and buildings who sell or purchase plots and take up construction.

The corporators are allegedly collecting Rs 1 lakh per one floor construction for not Corporators causing trouble for TRS t creating any disturbance. Increasing number of cases against the corporators and their close associates in connection with their illegal activities shows the magnitude of the situation.A man named Veeraswamy lost his eye sight when Seethaphal Mandi corporator Hema’s father attacked him recently. Similarly, Malkajgiri division-20 corporator N Jagadeeshwar Goud’s son Abhishek Goud has been booked twice for blackmailing women using their morphed photographs.

On the other hand, B N Reddy Nagar Corporator M Lakshmi Prasanna’s son Mahesh Goud is facing accusations of attacking toll gate staff and refusing to pay toll fee. Chaitanyapuri corporator Jinnaram Vittal Reddy has been booked for threatening a house owner demanding bribe for not creating any hurdle in the construction of house.Going a step ahead, Kacheguda corporator Akkalla Chaitanya Kanna’s husband Kanna Yadav not only took up illegal construction but also assaulted GHMC section officer Vani when the latter raised objection and asked him to stop illegal construction. The GHMC official filed a case against the corporator’s husband.

In Musheerabad, one corporator was booked for demanding a residential flat from a builder, while another corporator in Chandanagar is facing allegations of operating illegal paid parking lots and yet another corporator in Serilingampally is accused of demanding money from the relatives of a Member of Parliament.

There seems to be no end for such instances, but not all of them are coming to light. Yet, people have started feeling agitated with the criminal attitude of several corporators and strongly feel antagonism for TRS. This is causing a headache for the leadership and is said to have ordered the special branch and intelligence wing to make discreet enquiries against all the corporators of the ruling party and submit a detailed report. Based Corporators causing trouble for TRS on the intelligence reports, the TRS leadership is likely to take a decision on the future of the sitting corporators from the party.

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Corporators causing trouble for TRS

2017-12-09 00:06:32

Mattipati Yanadi Reddy

Until a couple of years ago residents of Hyderabad felt the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) should be run by elected representatives and not the special officers so that their problems are solved.Accordingly, the Telangana government conducted elections and the TRS won majority seats while MIM stood in second place. As the council took over reigns from the special officer, people thought all their civi issues will be resolved.

But there is no sign of city residents getting succor. Instead, the corporators are raking in moolah causing trouble for the people as well as for their respective parties. Particularly, the TRS corporators have attained notoriety for this and the party MLAs and MPs are worried over their future following the activities of the corporators.

The corporators belonging to ruling party are allegedly going to any extent for bribes, contracts and for collecting protection money. Either the corporators or their kith and kin are acting as agents to see that building permissions are granted against the prescribed rules, facilitating illegal constructions and collecting cuts from the builders and owners of plots and buildings who sell or purchase plots and take up construction.

The corporators are allegedly collecting Rs 1 lakh per one floor construction for not t creating any disturbance. Increasing number of cases against the corporators and their close associates in connection with their illegal activities shows the magnitude of the situation.A man named Veeraswamy lost his eye sight when Seethaphal Mandi corporator Hema’s father attacked him recently. Similarly, Malkajgiri division-20 corporator N Jagadeeshwar Goud’s son Abhishek Goud has been booked twice for blackmailing women using their morphed photographs.

On the other hand, B N Reddy Nagar Corporator M Lakshmi Prasanna’s son Mahesh Goud is facing accusations of attacking toll gate staff and refusing to pay toll fee. Chaitanyapuri corporator Jinnaram Vittal Reddy has been booked for threatening a house owner demanding bribe for not creating any hurdle in the construction of house.Going a step ahead, Kacheguda corporator Akkalla Chaitanya Kanna’s husband Kanna Yadav not only took up illegal construction but also assaulted GHMC section officer Vani when the latter raised objection and asked him to stop illegal construction. The GHMC official filed a case against the corporator’s husband.

In Musheerabad, one corporator was booked for demanding a residential flat from a builder, while another corporator in Chandanagar is facing allegations of operating illegal paid parking lots and yet another corporator in Serilingampally is accused of demanding money from the relatives of a Member of Parliament.

There seems to be no end for such instances, but not all of them are coming to light. Yet, people have started feeling agitated with the criminal attitude of several corporators and strongly feel antagonism for TRS. This is causing a headache for the leadership and is said to have ordered the special branch and intelligence wing to make discreet enquiries against all the corporators of the ruling party and submit a detailed report. Based on the intelligence reports, the TRS leadership is likely to take a decision on the future of the sitting corporators from the party.