Hyderabad: Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao’s proposed visit to Huzurnagar stands cancelled, in view of the adverse weather conditions and heavy rain in Huzurnagar accompanied by lightning and storms, said a press note from the CMO.
A public meeting was scheduled to be addressed by KCR today, in connection with the by-election to Huzurnagar Assembly seat. In view of the suggestion from aviation department, the scheduled meeting stands cancelled. Aviation department has not given clearance to the Helicopter which the Chief Minister is supposed to use for leaving to Huzurnagar today.
The Director of Aviation, VN Bharat Reddy, said in a press note today that the weather is bad at Huzurnagar because of cloud burst (CB) clouds, squally weather and strong wind build up enroute from Hyderabad to Huzurnagar. All these conditions result in reduced flight visibility, low clouds, thunder, lightning, strong vertical currents, heavy rain conditions and strong gusty winds which are detrimental to Flight safety.
“In view of the safety of Chief Minister and other passengers on board the helicopter, my sincere request to the Chief Minister to call off the programme”, Bharat Reddy added.
CM holds Key Meeting on RTC Strike—Likely to Issue a Statement
Hyderabad: Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao today held a key meeting with transport, RTC and other officials on the RTC employees strike and the government version to be given in the high Court on Friday.
The Chief Minister is likely to give today a statement on the government stand with regard to strike by the RTC reached 12th day.
In the crucial meeting held at Pragathi Bhavan, the Chief Minister discussed with the officials about the stand to be taken to end strike as per the Court directive.
It may be recalled that the High court has pulled up the government, union leaders and RTC management for the strike and directed them to take steps to end stir, by holding talks, and advised the RTC employees to call off strike and join duties.
Since the court set a deadline of October 18 to the govt and RTC employees, KCR discussed on the version and steps to provide adequate buses to people. He asked the officials to run 100 percent buses by taking necessary measures. (NSS)