Sidhapur village in Kothur mandal of Mahabubnagar district is all set to get a facelift with Telugu Cine Hero Mahesh Babu speeding up his plan to develop it. Mahesh spouse, Namratha Shirodkar today called on Panchayat Raj Minister Jupally Krishna Rao at Secretariat here and discussed in the meeting about the village development with all modern facilities. Shadnagar MLA Anjaiah and Mahabubnagar District Collector Sridevi attended the meeting. Later Namratha told reporters that the minister promised all support for developing Sidhapur into a model and enticing village.
They discussed on deprival of facilities like drinking water, individual toilets, power supply and road facility. The village has three lambada thandas nearby comprising 260 houses and out of 460 houses 442 have no toilets compelling them to open defecation. The people need 60,000 liters capacity overhead tank and a dilapidated sub-station needs immediate repairs to avoid erratic power supply. Later, the Minister directed the collector to take immediate measures to supply uninterrupted power, construction of toilets under IHHL scheme. The government plans to transform the villages with better facilities as per the dreams of Mahatma Gandhi the minister maintained.
It is pertinent to note that Namratha Sirodkar had in April last conducted a health camp in the same village and vowed to conduct the same once in three months besides resolving all the issues in a phased manner. The meeting assumes significance as her Actor hubby promised to adopt and develop Sidhapur after his Srimanthudu Cinema has the similar content. Mahesh Babu announced to adopt Sidhapur on a phone call by IT Minister KT Rama Rao. (NSS)