The Agnipath scheme aimed at recruiting youths into the Indian Army made the Army aspirants angry. To show their anger, they hit the roads to protest against the scheme. But the protests turned violent as the protests went over the board and the protestors went on a rampage. Unable to control their anger they went on damaging the properties.
As the protests turned intense, the cops used gun firing at the protestors and one person lost his life. The deceased victim is an army aspirant and wants to join the army like his sister. His death has shaken the entire nation.
The ruling party in Telangana TRS announced an ex-gratia of Rs 25 lakhs for the decade family and one of his family members will get a state government job. Telangana Chief Minister KCR blamed the union government for the Agnipath row as per the orders issued by the CMO.
The last journey of deceased Damera Rakesh has started and the TRS leaders and cadre took part. Minister Errabelli Dayakar Rao, Satyavathi Rathod, MLAs Dasyam Vinay Bhaskar, Nannapuneni Narender, and a few others participated in the journey.
More than the help announced by the TRS government, the vehicle used for the last journey having the TRS flags attracted everyone's attention. The DCM carrying Rakesh's mortal remains has TRS posters and flexes all around the vehicle.
Those who say the pictures of the vehicle have two doubts in their minds. Does the TRS want to send a strong message that it will stand with the deceased family in every thick and thin as it did with Colonel B. Santosh Babu's family? Cash and plot were given to the family and B. Santosh Babu's wife was given a government job.
The second question is if the TRS government wants to use the Secunderabad railway station protests issue to take on the mighty BJP. As the state government blamed the union government for the Agnipath violence, the experts have the same doubt.
Adding fuel to this, the TRS leaders who met the family of the deceased demanded the Union government call back the controversial scheme as it triggered the violence.