K M Dayashankar
KARIMNAGAR: Minister for Civil Supplies and BC Welfare Gangula Kamalakar has paid floral tributes to the portrait of Mekala Satyanarayana alias Satyam, a local TV channel reporter who succumbed to the deadly black fungus after being inflicted by the Covid on January 15, and consoled the bereaved family members on Friday evening.
The Minister visited the house of Satyam in Sharmanagar in Karimnagar and paid tributes to his portrait. Recollecting his services in Karimnagar town for the last two decades as the local TV reporter, he handed over financial assistance of Rs 20,000 to the family members.
Assuring all assistance from the government, he promised to provide the Dalit bandhu scheme to the bereaved family members when implemented in the Karimnagar assembly segment. Local corporator Srilatha-Chandrashekhar (Marshal) and others were also present.