'Start respecting local languages,' Telangana Minister KTR tells IndiGo after seat row
A Telugu passenger was asked to vacate her seat at the exit as she reportedly failed to understand security procedures explained in English and Hindi
Hyderabad: Telangana Minister for IT and Industries K T Rama Rao has asked IndiGo Airlines to start respecting local languages after news emanated that a Telugu passenger was asked to vacate her seat at the exit as she reportedly failed to understand security procedures explained in English and Hindi.
The Minister was responding a tweet by a flyer Devasmita Chakraverty who in her tweet claimed that a woman who was originally sitting in 2A (XL seat, exit row) was forced to take the seat 3C because she understood only Telugu, not English/ Hindi.
“Indigo 6E 7297. Vijayawada (AP) to Hyderabad (Telangana), September 16-2022. The woman in green originally sitting in 2A (XL seat, exit row) was forced to seat 3C because she understood only Telugu, not English/Hindi. The attendant said it’s a security issue,” Chakraverty tweeted.
Telangana Rashtriya Samithi MLA KT Rama Rao expressed happiness over the creation of Telangana and thanked all the political parties who supported the bill.
Telangana was ranked 16th in the World Bank’s Ease-of-Doing-Business index recently while Andhra Pradesh was ranked second
This is not a feature on nepotism or a political opinion on KTR’s performance. It’s about how Telengana, and Hyderabad, is aiming to be a global business city built on foundation of key sectors like IT/ITeS, biotechnology, and pharmaceuticals.