Vegetable vendor turns into chairperson of Rayachoti municipality in Andhra Pradesh | India Information
Rayachoti: In not too long ago held elections for municipalities and municipal firms in Andhra Pradesh, the ruling YSR Congress Social gathering gained 84 out of 86 municipalities and municipal firms.
In a heartwarming gesture, a vegetable vendor, Shaikh Basha, was made the chairperson of Rayachoti municipality within the Kadapa district.
Sheik Basha’s story is inspiring. A graduate however unemployed, Basha, needed to promote greens to make ends meet. Little did Basha know that his life will take a shocking flip. Basha gained as a councillor in his space.
As Rayachoti was swept by YSRCP supported candidates, the chairperson place too went to the ruling celebration. It was then that Shaikh Basha’s credentials caught the eye of YSRCP president and Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy who cleared his title.
Overwhelmed by the chance given to him by the CM, Basha mentioned, “I thank CM Jagan Mohan Reddy for giving somebody like me the chance to be the Chairperson of the Rayachoty Municipality. Regardless of being a level holder, as a result of unemployment, I needed to promote greens in my village to outlive. I had no path in life. Now, I’ve been elected to be the Chairperson of the municipality.”
“The CM has given the utmost variety of seats to the backward communities within the state. I thank the CM for doing so and inspiring individuals from the economically backward sections of the society like me,” he added.
Notably, within the number of mayors and chairpersons of municipal firms and municipalities, 60.47 per cent of posts went to ladies, whereas 78 per cent of posts went to members from the backward communities.