Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Following the sacking of IYR Krishna Rao from the Chairman post of AP Brahmin Welfare Corporation on Tuesday for his Facebook posts criticizing the government has appointed Vemuri Ananda Surya as the new Chairman. It may be recalled Government ousts out IYR Krishna Rao from the post of Chairman of AP Brahmin Corporation on Tuesday.
IYR Krishna Rao was also relieved from the Chairmanship of the Andhra Pradesh Endowments Archakas and other Employees Welfare Fund Trust. Vemuri Ananda Surya is a TDP leader who has been appointed will have two years tenure.
Krishna Rao posts over the appointment of AK Singhal as the Executive Officer of TTD, entertainment tax concessions to ‘Gautamiputra Satakarni’ and Baahubali and sharing of political satires by techie Inturi Ravi Kiran.
PRESS CONFERENCE:: IYR Krishna Rao addressing a press conference here said he is being targeted by a section of TDP and that political motives were being attributed to him. Seeking to know why the government was silent when MP Kesineni Nani and Anantapur MP JC Diwakar Reddy keep hitting it out, he asked, ‘Are we in a fascist society?’ he said he was focusing on building institutions despite the fact that the Chief Minister not giving an appointment for six months.
He said that his posts in the social media in recent times were largely personal with many of them being only ‘shares’ of what other people posted. He said that on April 22, a social media activist Inturi Ravi Kiran was arrested for expressing his feelings. I felt there was no need for a social satire to be made criminal. I did not leave a comment but only shared someone else’s post that ran only for a week’, he said and may be recalled here that Graphic designer arrested Ravi Kiran for posting objectionable content in FB On concessions given to Gautami Putra Satakarni, he said it is not correct as the history was distorted. He also pointed out that the government permitting ‘Baahubali’’ extra screenings and is also not correct and that was what he posted. ‘On the incident involving MP JC Diwakar Reddy, I left a strong comment. This was because I have seen in my village, the bus being delayed for the sarpanch to board it, he recalled.
He said that he came to know of removing him through TV Channels and said that had they asked him, ‘I should have tendered resignation’.
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