The hindu Online edition of India's National Newspaper Wednesday, Apr 06, 2011
KADAPA: Ex-Servicemen's Association members will stage a protest rally and demonstrate before the Tahsildar office in Badvel on Wednesday against non-implementation of GOs 1241, 243 and 244 issued for allotting house sites to them on payment basis since four years.
The association has represented to the Governor and Chief Minister Peshi and several leaders that house sites be allotted for the welfare of ex-servicemen, shift the congested military canteen, allotment of land to a military hospital and against handing over of Defence reserve lands to others without any permissions, but there was no response from the powers that be, association president P. Lakshminarayana, general secretary M. Penchalaiah, treasurer M.C. Ramaiah and members alleged in a statement.
The 30 Andhra NCC Battalion want to shift the CSM military canteen from its present congested location to any government accommodation. Sites reserved for defence personnel were being distributed to others without permission from higher officials, they said.
Site for ECHS Polyclinic
The Ex-Servicemen Association sought allotment of a building or sites for a hospital for men's contributory health scheme, but the plea was pending although thousands of rupees were paid to the government, they said.
Brig. Vidyasagar wrote five D.O. letters to the Secretary, Revenue.
They represented to the Collector Shashi Bhushan Kumar, Superintendent of Police Tarun Joshi, 30 Andhra NCC Battalion Commandant Lt. Col. V.N. Shasidharan, Zilla Sainik Welfare Officer Major A. Ahmad Basha and Director of Sainik Welfare Brig. C.S. Vidyasagar.
Ex-servicemen to stage protest today