Hyderabad: Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao visited the family members of martyr Colonel Santosh Babu at the latter’s residence in Suryapet on Monday and personally hand over the promised financial package. He had also handed over the appointment letter of a Group-I job to Santosh Babu’s wife Santoshi. He had earlier declared the financial package comprising Rs 5 crore, a house site and a Group-I job to Santoshi.
The Chief Minister travelled by road and reached the residence of martyr Colonel Santosh Babu at around 3.40 pm and paid floral tributes to the martyr. He was accompanied by Ministers G Jagadish Reddy, Vemula Prashanth Reddy, Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar and other elected representatives and officials.
He said, “What we require now is ranneethi (war strategy) but not rajneethi (political strategy/politicisation).” The CM felt that China became jealous that there is stable and strong governance in the country. He added that India is becoming a very strong economic force to reckon with and hence the provocation from China’s side.
PM Modi held a meeting with all the parties representatives through a video conference on Friday. All the participants have paid silent tribute to the martyrs of Galwan Valley incident.
The Chief Minister travelled by road and reached the residence of martyr Colonel Santosh Babu at around 3.40 pm and paid floral tributes to the martyr.