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    BJP Leaders Accuse Railway Staff of Discrimination at Shadnagar Station

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    In a tense confrontation at Shadnagar railway station, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders clashed with railway staff, alleging mistreatment and discrimination during an event. Senior BJP leader Nagila Gopal Gupta led the charge, criticizing the behavior of railway personnel, while members of the Railway Board Advisory Council voiced their discontent with the staffing issues.

    The incident unfolded during a virtual online program organized at the station, attended by local MLA Veerlapalli Shankar, Town Municipal Chairman Narender, and several BJP leaders, including District President Bokka Narasimha Reddy and Local Party Incharge Ande Babaiah. Despite the presence of BJP officials and council members like K. Chandrasekhar, Diddi Gopal, and Nagilla Gopal Gupta, only MLA Shankar and Chairman Narender were invited to speak on stage, leaving others relegated to seats below.

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    Following the event, tempers flared as senior leader Nagila Gopal Gupta vocally condemned the railway staff’s conduct, questioning their motives and accusing them of disrespecting regional leaders. BJP District Spokesperson Kakkunuri Venkatesh Gupta echoed these sentiments, expressing disappointment at the treatment of party members.

    The situation escalated when MLA Shankar departed in frustration, signaling his discontent with the proceedings. In a dramatic turn, South Central Railway Board Advisory Council member K. Chandrasekhar threatened to resign, denouncing the perceived insult directed towards him and his colleagues.

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    Railway board members, including Chandrasekhar, emphasized the inappropriateness of the staff’s behavior, calling for accountability and respect towards elected representatives and council members alike.

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    The altercation stunned attendees and onlookers, with widespread criticism leveled at the railway staff for handling the situation. MLA Shankar’s abrupt exit underscored the seriousness of the issue, while Chandrasekhar’s threat to resign highlighted the gravity of the grievances aired by BJP leaders and council members.

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