Heavy rainfall in Telangana
The Indian Meteorological Department has forecasted very heavy rainfall in Telangana in the next 48 hours. Widespread showers are expected to lash across isolated regions in the northern part of the state.
The IMD stated that isolated areas in Adilabad, Nizamabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Warangal, Nalgonda and other districts will witness heavy rainfall.
Elsewhere, heavy rains were recorded in several parts of the state over the weekend.
This spell of rain comes as a welcome bonus to make up for the deficit rainfall that was recorded in many parts of the state in July.
Dengue outbreak in Telangana
The dengue menace in Telangana has sent hospitals and officials of the Health department into a spot of bother. At least 900 cases of the water borne disease were recorded in the last couple of months.
The Telangana High Court sought to know from the state the steps it is taking to contain the disease after a PIL was filed over negligence of the state government to counter the outbreak
Meanwhile, The Telangana government has opened 24-hour Out Patient Department (OPD) services across hospital to control cases of dengue according to state health minister Etela Rajender.
Monsoon brings host of mosquito-borne diseases like dengue, malaria, chikungunya among others. Stagnant water becomes a breeding ground of mosquitoes that spread these diseases which weaken the immune system of people infected with them
Video of farmers begging an official goes viral
Two farmers from Telangana, fall at an Mandal Revenue Officer’s (MRO) feet begging him to help them regarding the land they own.
The farmers said that their land went missing from the official records in Chevella during the digitilisation of the records. They said that the land has been registered and updated to somebody else’s name without their knowledge. The ancestral land which came upto two acres was their only source of income.
The video shows the MRO waking away despite them crying out to him for help regarding their land.
Individual rights & entitlements should not be at the mercy of any Govt official/public representative. Request @collector_RR to investigate the matter immediately
As a permanent solution to land title related issues, Telangana Govt is set to bring in a new Revenue Act soon https://t.co/fhOhkqZ6PZ
— KTR (@KTRTRS) September 2, 2019