Hyderabad, Jan.16 (Hydnow): Telangana Congress chief A. Revanth Reddy paid rich floral tributes to S. Jaipal Reddy, former Union Minister, Best Parliamentarian Award on his 80th Birth Anniversary on Sunday in the city.
Right from morning several politicians across the party lines, family members visited “Spoorthi Sthal”, Jaipal Reddy Memorial Place, at PVR Marg (Necklace Road), near Sanjeevaiah Park, Hyderabad and recalled his contributions and services to the society
Speaking on the occasion Revanth Reddy said if the dream of separate Telangana state is realized it is because of the vital role played by S. Jaipal Reddy and nobody else unlike claimed by TRS party and Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao, Revanth Reddy said.
Democracy doesn’t mean dictatorial attitudes of the present government. Democracy doesn’t mean jumping parties, buying votes, leaders and commissions. S Jaipal Reddy was a fine human being who stood for socialist and democratic values. He was a progressive leader, a fine human being with a vast knowledge of India’s political history.
There are only a few leaders such as PV Narsimha Rao, Dr Marri Chenna Reddy and S. Jaipal Reddy known for their political acumen he said and added that if you want democratic values to be preserved and continue the legacy of leaders, the Congress party must come into power. We must emulate these leaders, he added.
Recalling his contribution to the state as well as nation Mallu Ravi appealed to the Prime Minister Modi that S. Jaipal Reddy must be decorated posthumously with Bharat Ratna.
Komatireddy Venkat Reddy said, S. Jaipal Reddy’s name will remain etched in the history of Telangana as he played a crucial role in the formation of the state.
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