Dr Shankar Rao wants Ambedkar's statue in Assembly premises

Thu 23rd Feb 2012 02:53 PM
Dr Shankar Rao wants Ambedkar's statue in Assembly premises

Former minister Dr P Shankar Rao on Thursday demanded the installation of Dr B R Ambedkar's statue in the premises of State Legislative Assembly.

Raising the issue during Zero Hour in the House, Dr Shankar Rao said that the government immediate steps be taken to install Ambedkar's statue in assembly premises. He also demanded that the government take stern action against those involved in the incidents of desecration of Ambedkar's statues that were reported in the last few weeks.

Major Industries Minister Dr J Geetha Reddy assured Dr Rao that she would refer the issue to the concerned minister.

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