K M Dayashankar
Sunke Ravishankar has breakfast and tea at the houses of beneficiaries
He personally gifted a jute bag and saree with kumkum and vermillion along with marriage assistance cheque
KARIMNAGAR: In a novel initiative, Choppadandi legislator Sunke Ravishankar has set a new trend of directly visiting the houses of the beneficiaries of the Kalyana Lakshmi (marriage assistance) scheme and handed over the financial assistance cheques in various parts of Ramadugu mandal on Monday.
Cutting across the party affiliations, he had visited the houses of 15 beneficiaries of Gopalraopet village in the mandal and handed over cheques. Besides, the legislator had also added personally handed over a jute bag gift containing a saree, vermillion and kumkum packets.
During his visit to the houses of the beneficiaries, the villagers had accorded a warm welcome to the legislator by giving ‘harathi’ and applying tilak. He also had breakfast in a beneficiary house and tea in another beneficiary’s house. On this occasion, he had handed over financial assistance of Rs 15,01,774 to 15 beneficiaries at a rate of Rs 1,00,116 to each beneficiary.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr Sunke Ravishankar said that the Telangana state government was the only one in the country to provide financial assistance for the conduct of marriage of girl child and reduce burden on the poor parents. He said that Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao had turned as maternal uncle of girl child by providing marriage assistance of Rs 1,00,116 to conduct the marriage under the Kalyana Lakshmi and Shadi Mubarrak scheme.