Students, Handloom Workers Pour Out Their Woes To YS Jagan

10 Apr, 2018 18:41 IST|Sakshi
Student B Eswari poured out her woes to YSRCP President YS Jagan Mohan Reddy

Guntur: "Anna, the TDP government has not been reimbursing our fees and our college management insists on payment of Rs.10,000 if I have to write the exam," B. Eswari, told YS Jagan. She met him along with other students during the course of the YSRCP chief's Praja Sankalpa Yatra and expressed her anguish at the attitude of the government which withheld reimbursement dues for long spells.Even senior students did not get fee reimbursement, as a result of which college managements said that certificates would be handed over to them only once their dues were cleared. The future of thousands of students was at stake.

No Loom Insurance Coverage

Though there was an insurance scheme on paper for loom workers, it was not there in practice. As per the scheme, handloom workers were to be given Rs.50,000 if the loom suffered damage. This was not being done.Moreover, the TDP governement had promised a corporation for weavers' welfare with Rs.1,000 crore. Instead, it was now talking of an advisory council for weavers and betraying the handloom workers. These facts were brought to light during the course of an informal interaction some weavers belonging to Chirala in Prakasam district had with Leader of Opposition in AP assembly, YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, during the course of his Padayatra in Guntur district.

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