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Etela Rajender removed from Health Minister’s post, KCR to wrest portfolio

Hyderabad: Amid land grabbing row and quick development of events Etela Rajender has been removed from the Health Minister’s post. On Saturday, Telangana Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan approved the transfer of Medical, Health and Family Welfare portfolio from Etela Rajender to the Chief Minister KCR.

Since allegations of land grabbing against health minister came into light, the Chief Minister has ordered a high level inquiry into it and directed the Director General Vigilance and Enforcement Purna Chander to submit a preliminary report in the issue.

Eight farmers from Achampeta and Hakimpet villages in Masaipeta Mandal of Medak district lodged a complaint with the chief minister alleging that minister Etela Rajender and his followers illegally occupied the assigned lands and threatened the villagers.However, Etela has denied allegations and termed it as a conspiracy to malign his image..