Hyderabad: Governor Dr. Tamilisai Soundararajan on Wednesday called upon the people to join hands in the progress and prosperity of the Telangana State, which she said as marching forward towards all-round development.
“We all need to strive to transform the Telangana, the youngest State of the country, into the number one State in different sectors,” she added. The Governor was speaking at the Telangana State Formation Day celebrations, organized in a low key manner, at the Raj Bhavan, here.
Expressing her happiness at Telangana making a special mark of its own in agriculture, Information Technology, and pharmaceutical sectors, Dr. Tamilisai Soundararajan said that it should be our common resolve that Telangana be the number one State in all the sectors.
Referring to her birthday coinciding with that of the Telangana State Formation Day, the Governor termed this as a divine coincidence. She said that due to the prevailing Covid-19 pandemic conditions, we could not conduct the celebrations on a massive scale. “Hopefully we conduct the formation day celebrations next year in a grand manner,” she added.
“Mask is everyday protection. Vaccine is permanent protection. Public education and adherence to preventive norms is a way to end the spread of the Covid pandemic. This 2nd wave must be the end of all waves and we all must prevent any further waves,” she said.
On the occasion, the Governor remembered those who laid down their lives in the fight for the formation of separate State and paid rich tributes to them.
The Governor also expressed gratitude and saluted the frontline warriors for their continued service and sacrifices during the pandemic.
The Governor felicitated Hyderabad Commissioner of Police Anjani Kumar, Rachakonda Commissioner of Police Mahesh Bhagwath, and Cyberabad Commissioner VC Sajjanar for their exemplary services and blood donation activities during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Military officers A. Joshi, Mr. Inderdeep Singh and Indian Red Cross Society representative Dr. K. Pitchi Reddy.
Superintendents of Gandhi Hospital, King Koti Hospital, Ayurvedic Hospital were also honoured by the Governor for their invaluable services in treating the Covid patients in their hospitals.
On the occasion, Dr. Tamilisai Soundararajan handed over the groceries distributed by Learning Space Foundation.
The participants and other dignitaries greeted the Hon’ble Governor on the occasion of her birthday.
Secretary to Governor K. Surendra Mohan, Governor’s husband, renowned Nephrologist Dr. P. Soundararajan were present.