Col Santhosh babu wife appointed as Deputy Collector


The State Government has appointed Ms. Santoshi, wife of Col Santosh Babu who martyred in the recent clashes on the Indo-China Border, as Deputy Collector. Hon’ble CM Sri K. Chandrashekar Rao on Wednesday at Pragathi Bhavan handed over the appointment letter to Ms. Santoshi. The CM has instructed officials concerned to post Ms. Santoshi in Hyderabad and its surrounding areas.

The CM has asked his Secretary, Ms. Smita Sabharwal, to be with Ms. Santoshi till she gets the proper training and settles down in her job. The CM had lunch with 20 of the family members of Ms. Santoshi who accompanied her to Pragathi Bhavan. He had enquired about their well-being.

The CM assured that the government would always stand by Col Santosh Babu’s family. Ministers Sri Jagdeesh Reddy, Sri Prashanth Reddy, Sri Niranjan Reddy, MP from united Nalgonda District Sri Badugula Lingaiah, MLAs Sri Gyadari Kishore, Sri Bollam Mallaiah Yadav, Sri Chirumarthi Lingaiah, Sri Saidireddy, Zilla Parishad Chairperson Ms. Deepika Yugandhar Rao, Chief Secretary Sri Somesh Kumar, DGP Sri M Mahender Reddy, Chief Advisor Sri Rajiv Sharma and others participated.