Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao has announced a mammoth and unprecedented gift for women in Telangana State! On the occasion of Bathukamma festival, all the poor women above the age of 18 years will get sarees as gift irrespective of their caste, community or religion.
KCR said that the sarees would be distributed through ration shops to a staggering 1,04, 57, 610 women on Sept 18, 19 and 20.
He said the sarees required for the distribution are purchased from the handloom and power loom sectors to support the weavers and workers.
The CM gave a call to MPs, Ministers, MLAs, MLCs and other public representatives to make the saree distribution programme a big success. The CM has asked the District Collectors to monitor and supervise the programme.
KCR has examined the quality of sarees to be distributed and expressed satisfaction over the quality.