Leader of Opposition in the Council Mohammed Ali Shabbir today said his journey in the Council of new State of Telangana was more dynamic and meaningful in serving the cause of the poor and downtrodden in the State.
Releasing a book on his two-year functioning in the Telangana Council from June 9, 2014 to March 31, 2016, Shabbir Ali said he was fortunate to get an opportunity to serve the people in the Council after his active role in the Assembly and also as a cabinet minister in the united Andhra Pradesh State. He said his role as Leader of Opposition in the Council was to suggest and advise the TRS government in welfare measures for the poor and backward sections of society.
Shabbir Ali said he had compiled speeches made in the TS Council since its inception in 2014 that were relevant to people’s welfare and uplift of backward classes. Dr K Rosaiah, former Governor of Tamil Nadu said the booklet will help to record the proceedings which can be referred for future references. He recalled his association with Council for over 22 years. Former Union Minister S Jaipal Reddy, who was the chief guest and Council chairman Swami Goud also spoke.
Irrigation Minister T Harish Rao was the guest of honour. Leader of Opposition in the Assembly K Jana Reddy said the book written by Shabbir Ali will be useful for present and future legislatures. TNCC president N Uttam Kumar Reddy congratulated Shabbir Ali for bringing out the book. Deputy Chairman N. Vidya Sagar, Deputy CM Mahmood Ali, MLCs P.Sudhakar Reddy, Ramchandar Reddy, Damodar Reddy, Akula Lalitha, Santosh Kumar, M.S. Prabhakar Rao and Legislature secretary Dr S Raja Sadaram were also present. (NSS)