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Hyderabad scholar death:: Andhra govt to offer jobs to Rohith Vemula’s brother, mother

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Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh government today said it would offer jobs to the mother and brother of Rohit Vemula, the research scholar at Hyderabad Central University who committed suicide on Sunday.

State Social Welfare Minister Ravela Kishore Babu said the ruling Telugu Desam Party had also offered Rs 5 lakh as ex-gratia to the family.

“On behalf of the party, the Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu offered Rs 5 lakh to the family. And on government’s behalf, we will be providing a contract teacher’s job to Rohit’s brother who is doing MSc. We will also give Rohit’s mother a job appropriate for her qualifications,” Ravela told PTI.

The minister and some TDP leaders today visited Vemula’s mother and offered condolences.

—PTI

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