Hyderabad: AICC secretary Dasoju Shravan on Saturday alleged that the State government has insulted architect of Constitution Dr BR Amedkar by destroying his statue and dumping it at Jawahar Nagar dump yard. He also alleged that the city police resorted to lathi-charge on the activists of Jai Bheem Society, which has made the idol and wanted to erect the same at Punjagutta circle.
Addressing the media, Shravan said the society members had made an application to the GHMC some 25 days back urging it to allow them to erect the 9-feet tall Ambedkar statue at the Punjagutta circle. He said the GHMC authorities did not take any action on the application made by the society for 25 days. He alleged that the police came to the spot after the erection of the statue and demolished it into pieces before dumping at the Jawahar Nagar dump yard.
He demanded that the State government tender an unconditional apology to the activists of the society and reinstall the statue at the same place at the State government expenditure.
Meanwhile he also demanded the state government to order a detailed inquiry in the ongoing police recruitment drive for the posts of SIs and police constables. He said that they would also meet the home minister of the state and the DGP on the issue. He alleged that the state government and the police department had kept the thousands of aspirants under dark about the application of RFID system to hold the physical efficiency tests. He claimed that the system had caused loss to 1.6 lakh aspirants of the police job.