CPI flays CM on Advisors

CPI Secretary and former MLA, Chada Venkat Reddy today criticized Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao for wasting public money by appointing government advisors against norms. The chief minister is ought to remain a custodian to public money and not waste for his whimsies and fancies he alleged.

In a press release here he alleged that the KCR government is violating democratic norms to appease discontent legislators and appointing them as the advisors. The CPI leader said that political circles discussed on denial of extension to Chief Secretary Pradip Chandra as he belongs to SC community. He attributed it to the wish of KCR for being unhappy happy with Pradip Chandra’s straightforward attitude. Venkat Reddy slammed that KCR appointed retired Chief Secretary Rajiv Sharma as government advisor after giving a fitting farewell and denying the same to Pradip Chandra. He ridiculed that KCR had to withdraw six parliamentary secretaries after high court passing strictures. He also took exception to the KCR government for adopting a surprising tradition of appointing advisors. (NSS)