KTR to inaugurate Colonel Santosh Babu's statue in Suryapet
Suryapet: Telangana Minister K Taraka Rama Rao will unveil the statue of martyr Colonel Santosh Babu at Court Centre here on Tuesday. It is known that Santosh Babu was martyred in a violent clash with Chinese troops at Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh in June last year.
Earlier, the Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao had visited the house of Colonel Santosh Babu and handed Rs 5 crore cheque to his family members and allotted a land in Hyderabad for them. The state government appointed Santoshi, widow of Santosh, as deputy collector. KTR will also lay the foundation stone for various development works in Suryapet.