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MP urges govt to call AIIMS in Mangalagiri after Tricolour designer

Balashowry Vallabbhaneni

YSRCP MP Balashowry Vallabbhaneni on Tuesday urged the Centre to call the brand new All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) at Mangalagiri in Andhra Pradesh after Pingali Venkayya, a freedom fighter who additionally designed the Tricolour.

Raising the problem through the Zero Hour, the Lok Sabha MP from Machilipatnam, Andhra Pradesh, identified that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had referred to Venkayya’s contribution in his Mann ki Baat radio programme on Sunday.

Venkayya’s delivery anniversary falls on August 2. In 1916, he had printed a e-book providing 30 designs of what might make the Indian flag. Venkayya’s design for the nationwide flag was lastly accredited by Mahatma Gandhi on the Vijayawada Congress in 1921.

“I urge the government to name the AIIMS at Mangalagiri as Pingali Venkayya AIIMS,” Vallabbhaneni instructed the House.

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Among different points raised within the House Tuesday, DMK MP T R Baalu, who  represents Tamil Nadu’s Sriperumbudur constituency, alleged the recruitment by Centre-owned Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) based mostly on GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) scores violated social justice and reservation insurance policies.

“GATE is only to select graduates for post-graduate courses in engineering and technology streams,” he stated, including NLC had already chosen 299 individuals as “Graduate Executive Trainees” in violation of the reservation insurance policies of the Centre in addition to the state.

Meanwhile, in his maiden speech within the Lok Sabha, BJP MP from Azamgarh Dinesh Lal Yadav ‘Nirahua’ requested the federal government to incorporate Bhojpuri within the listing of official languages talked about within the Eighth Schedule of the Constitution. He stated Bhojpuri was spoken in 16 nations and the ‘Geet Gawai’ custom has been recognised by the UNESCO as Intangible Cultural Heritage on the request of Mauritius.

BJP MP Gopal Shetty urged the federal government to take up the problem of pending visa purposes, significantly of scholars, with embassies. Several college students, who had returned to India through the Covid pandemic and as a result of Ukraine conflict, had been discovering it tough to get visas to pursue research overseas, he stated.


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