The Telangana Legislative Assembly constituted a House Committee to discuss on alleged misuse of lands assigned, temple, wakf, church, bhoodan and urban ceiling surplus lands in the State. The motion come as a result of allegations against Telangana Congress committee president Ponnala Laxmaiah that the hatcheries possessed by him and his brother wrongfully enjoyed 8.39 acres of land assigned to SCs at Rampur village close to Warangal.
Speaker S Madhusudhan Chary announced that the committee will have the floor leaders of all the parties. The discussion in the Assembly on Tuesday will form the base for its terms of reference, said the Speaker.
Following the mood of the House, K Chandrasekhara Rao asked the Speaker to form the committee. KCR added, “1.90 lakh acres of uncultivable land which was assigned by previous governments to SCs, STs, BCs and other poorer sections was found to be in wrong hands in the State”.
CM further said that the violations by Ponnala Laxmaiah have been proved under the provisions of assigned land legislation.