Loksatta Rayadurgam in association with Federation of Independent Farmer’s Associations was successful in obtaining an NOC from government allowing farmers to export paddy to other states like Karnataka . According to the new NOC the farmers will be able to export paddy to other states and obtain better prices for their produce. Loksatta convener Mr.Babu said there are many paddy farmers in Rayadurgam and are accruing losses due to the vicarious policies of the state. He requested all the farmers to take permission from the tehseeldar to sell their produce in neighboring states for a better price. Loksatta Rayadurgam has been fighting for a long time on this issue and is a significant victory for their perseverance and deep understanding of issues haunting the common man.
Loksatta Rayadurgam convener Babu iterated that they would not compromise in any way fighting the problems faced by the people. He said that the problems faced by people will be identified at the ward level and efforts will be made to solve the issues systematically. He called for people to take up membership in the party and get involved in the political process.
Loksatta under the leadership of Mr. Babu along with local garment industry workers held a candle light protest near Gandhi statue against unreasonable power cuts effecting everyone in the reason. He reiterated that the garment industry employees who live as daily wage workers are loosing work. Also, children are prone to diseases due to mosquito bites at nights. He criticized the Congress government of not living up to the promises it made to the farmers about 7 hour power to the fields. He urged the government to take up immediate steps to help the situation.
Loksatta under the leadership of Babu garu organised Surajya Udyama sadassu in Kondapuram village in Rayadurgam. He educated villagers on their fundamental rights and how they can better utilize the services of the government. He reiterated the importance of Surajya Udyamam and why everyone should take part in the movement. He raised the need for empowerment of local governments and how they can solve the issues of local people. He urged everyone to be a part of the movement.
Loksatta Rayadurgam started Surajya udyamam in Poolakunta village under the leadership of Babu garu. A meeting was held in the village to understand the problems of the villagers. Babu garu talked to the villagers and reiterated the importance of surajya udyamam to curb corruption in the society. He said devolution of power to local governments, empowerment of citizens and establishing a political culture that is free from criminals and political dynasties is needed for attaining a surajyam. He called on everyone to join the Surajya movement to help realize a corrupt free society.
Loksatta party under the leadership of Loksatta Rayadurgam convener Mr.Babu, held a roundtable conference in Rayadurgam to discuss the Surajya Udyamam. Leaders from all parties including Congress and TDP and various organizations like AISF, Farm Laborers Association, Pensioners Association, Prajapragathi samrakshana sangham and many leaders from Loksatta Rayadurgam participated in the discussion. Loksatta state convener Bandaru Ram Mohan, talked about the importance of honest politics and agenda of Surajya Udyamam. Leaders from all parties and organizations welcomed the movement as an important step forward in realizing a corruption free state.
Loksatta Rayadurgam convener, Babu garu, formally started the Loksatta Surajya campaign in Rayadurgam.
The aim of the Surajya campaign is to:
- Eliminating the pervasive and monumental corruption from our society and replacing the notoriously kleptocratic governance culture with a truly citizen-centric one
- Establishing a political culture that is free from criminals and political dynasties
- Ensuring equitable access to quality education, healthcare, and employment opportunities to every citizen irrespective of their position at birth
- Elimination of societal discrimination based on caste and creed, and providing genuine opportunities for vertical growth to all sections of society
- Ensuring true devolution of power to local governments, and empowerment of citizens
- Ensuring access to speedy and affordable justice to all sections of society and restoring the rule