CPI state secretary Chada Venkat Reddy today recalled the services of communist leader Chandra Rajeshwar Rao and said that Rao had sacrificed his life for the benefit of the poor people of the state despite coming from a landlord family.
He made these remarks while addressing a gathering on the occasion of the 107th birth anniversary of Rao. The party held the birth anniversary celebrations of Rao at the party headquarters. Reddy paid rich tributes at the portrait of Rao on the occasion.
Speaking on the occasion he alleged that the state and central governments were ruling the state and the country in a dictatorial manner.
He urged the party cadres to follow in the footsteps of Rao in order to bring together the left and secular forces of the country on one platform. He said that Rao had left his lucrative medical career to enter into politics and added that he had sacrificed everything for society. He said that there was hardly any movement which Rao did not take up.
He said that Rao took part in land struggles, Telangana armed struggle and the movement against bonded Labour. He said that the role played by Rao in the implementation of land reforms was unforgettable. He said that rao had distributed his vast amount of lands to the poor people of the state.