Stating that Narasimha Rao modified the nation’s future for higher and deserves the award, CM Okay Chandrashekhar Rao mentioned the state cupboard and state legislature will move a decision on this regard.
- IANS Hyderabad
- Last Updated: June 23, 2020, 11:10 PM IST
Telangana Chief Minister Okay Chandrashekhar Rao mentioned on Tuesday Bharat Ratna, the nation’s highest civilian honour, needs to be conferred on former prime minister PV Narasimha Rao.
Stating that Narasimha Rao modified the nation’s future for higher and deserves the award, he mentioned the state cupboard and state legislature will move a decision on this regard.
The chief minister mentioned he would personally meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi and request him to confer the Bharat Ratna on PV, because the late prime minister was popularly known as.
Chairing a gathering the place he reviewed the preparations for Narasimha Rao’s start centenary celebrations, he introduced that Rs 10 crore might be sanctioned for the celebrations.
KCR, because the chief minister is popularly recognized, mentioned that to recollect the best providers rendered by Narasimha Rao, a Congressman, as a multi-faced persona in a number of fields, the state authorities has determined to organise year-long celebrations.
He mentioned on June 28, the start anniversary of Narasimha Rao, the primary programme can be organised at PV Gnana Bhoomi in Hyderabad. Around the identical time celebrations might be held at 50 areas worldwide.
KCR mentioned a PV memorial needs to be constructed like a memorial developed for former President APJ Abdul Kalam in Rameswaram. A staff beneath the management of MP Dr Keshav Rao will go to Rameswaram and make suggestion to the federal government on PV memorial.
He additionally directed officers to put in 5 bronze statues of the previous PM at Hyderabad, Warangal, Karimnagar, Vangara and on the Telangana Bhavan in Delhi.
A portrait of Narasimha Rao might be stored within the Telangana Assembly, whereas the state authorities will request the Centre to maintain a portrait of the Congress chief in Parliament.
“PV rendered his services as freedom fighter, political leader, journalist, an expert in several languages (polyglot) and writer. Bring out a special souvenir on par with the international standards to mirror PV’s contribution in a wide range of fields,” KCR informed officers.
He additionally requested the centenary celebrations committee headed by Keshav Rao to ask President Ram Nath Kovind and Modi to the centenary celebrations.
He mentioned since Narasimha Rao had a particular relationship with former president Pranab Mukherjee and former prime minister Manmohan Singh, he requested the committee to organize a particular programme during which they each would take part.
(With inputs from IANS)