Hyderabad: Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao on Monday extended greetings to people of Telangana State on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan. He said Rakhi symbolises the bond of love and affection between brothers and sisters, reflecting the commitment to safeguard, honour and respect women. He also reiterated the State government’s commitment for the safety and dignity of women in the State.


The Pragathi Bhavan wore a festive atmosphere on Monday where the Chief Minister’s sisters Vinodamma, Sakalamma, Lalithamma and Laxmibai visited him and tied Rakhi. The Chief Minister’s wife Shobha also participated in the celebrations.

K Kavitha visited Pragathi Bhavan and tied Rakhi to her brother and Minister KT Rama Rao

Former MP K Kavitha also visited Pragathi Bhavan and tied Rakhi to her brother and Minister KT Rama Rao as well as Rajya Sabha MP J Santosh Kumar. The TRS women leaders including Minister Satyavathi Rathod, MP Kavitha Maloth, MLA Sunitha Reddy, ZP chairman Gandra Jyothi and TRS leader Gundu Sudharani among others also tied Rakhi to Rama Rao and Santosh Kumar.

On the occasion, Minister KT Rama Rao’s daughter Alekhya tied Rakhi to her brother Himanshu in the presence of their mother Shailima. The celebrations were organised in complete adherence to COVID-19 guidelines.

YS Jagan Launches e-Raksha Bandhan On Rakhi Purnima.

Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy launched e-Raksha Bandhan, a month-long awareness programme on women and children safety in cyberspace, on Monday, August 3 from his camp office in Tadepalli on the auspicious occasion Rakhi Purnima.

AP govt launched e-Raksha Bandhan which is jointly designed by the Police Department and CID for the safety of children and women in the state.

Speaking on occasion, CM YS Jagan assured that the state government is taking all measures for the safety of women and to prevent crime against them. He said that as a part of this month-long awareness programme, schools, colleges and working women will be trained online by cyber security experts through the YouTube channel. Experts on women safety will give suggestions to women on how they can protect themselves from cyber crimes.

The CM said the campaign would be conducted through short films, animations and reading material to create awareness among women over cyber crimes. He asserted that the cyber wing will collect all the complaints made by distressed women through Disha App, Cyber Mitra, Disha police station and stern action would be taken against them.

Reiterating that the AP government gives utmost priority to women empowerment, the CM reminded that 50 per cent reservation has been given to them in all sectors.

He expressed pleasure that AP government is distributing housing sites to around 30 lakh women beneficiaries.

He said that as part of liquor ban, wine shops in the state have been reduced by 33 per cent.

On the occasion of Raksha Bandhan, Home Minister Sucharita, MLA Vidadala Rajini, Women’s Commission Chairperson Vasireddy Padma tied rakhi to CM YS Jagan.

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