The Hindu – Telangana
State emerging as strongest in the country, says Governor at Republic Day celebrations
Asserting that Telangana — the new state with new schemes, initiatives and new innovations — created a new record, Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan said the State is emerging as the strongest State and providing inspiration to other States to emulate the Telangana Model.
The Governor was speaking after unfurling the tricolor to mark the 72nd Republic Day on Tuesday.
The Governor said the State has achieved several distinctions in agriculture, power and supply of drinking water to 100 per cent households compared to the rest of the country in short span of six years as the government was able to reconstruct and rebuild the State with full dedication, determination and commitment. “Though a newly born State, Telangana has been attracting the attention of the entire country and became a role model that is `Telangana model’,” she said.
Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao received the Governor as she arrived at the venue, the Public Gardens, and introduced several civil and defence officials to her.
Dr. Soundararajan inspected the ceremonial parade conducted under the overall command and control of College or Air Warfare (CAW) commandant Air Vice Marshal K.S.K. Suresh. CAW officer commanding (unit) Wing Commander Jamal A. Nasir was the chief coordinating officer of the parade in which 26th battalion of the Madras Regiment, Indian Air Force and 8th Battalion of Telangana State Special Police participated.
In her more than half an hour speech, the Governor recalled how the State stood first and unique in the country in several sectors due to planned and systemic efforts and had turned out as inspiration for other States. She elaborated on the efforts made by the government which could effectively contain the spread of Covid-19 and said the State ranked well above the national average in terms of recovery rate while it was far below the national average in case fatality…
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