K M Dayashankar
KARIMNAGAR: Rich tributes were paid to anti-graft crusader, consumer activist and founder of Lok Satta voluntary organisation N Srinivas on the occasion of his 66th birth anniversary celebrations at Film Bhavan in Karimnagar town on Tuesday night.
Fondly called “Seenanna” succumbed to the deadly virus on February 15 this year, Mr Srinivas, a former Union Bank of India manager was always in the forefront to help common man facing difficulties to corruption and complicated bureaucratic procedures. As a bank employee, he helped several people secure loans for taking up various economic empowerment activities and construction of houses and education of their children.
He was one of the founders of the Karimnagar Consumers Council and Karimnagar Film society. He played an active role in the fight against corruption in the government offices by organising various awareness programmes. He used to felicitate the persons, who helped the ACB trap the corrupt officials for taking bribes for doing their official duties.
On this occasion of his birth anniversary, the Lok Satta district unit, Karimnagar film society, Karimnagar film society, RTI activists, Jana Vignana vedika, farmer’s organisations and others paid glowing tributes to Srinivas. The representatives of various organisations have recollected the services of Srinivas for the betterment of society and his campaign against corruption.
Lok Satta district president Prakash Holla, secretary R Chandra Prabhakar, Karimnagar consumer council leaders R Venkateshwar Rao, Syed Muzaffar, K Laxman, T Ganga Rao, film society activists K Vidyasagar Rao, Farmers organisation leader Venkat Reddy and others paid rich tributes to Srinivas by garlanding his portrait and recollecting his services in an emotionally choked voice.