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Reportedly Telangana Chief Minister kcr has announced a new revenue bill to replace the old one in the state. Meanwhile the new bill, expected to be tabled in the next assembly session, will help in eliminating corruption and in providing hassle free service to farmers and the people, said the Chief Minister in his Independence Day address at Golconda Fort on Thursday.
Furthermore the Revenue Department in the state is perceived as one of the most corrupt in the state, with several cases of corruption against revenue officials. Previously reports about corruption reached the CMO when Kondapalli Sharath, a farmer in a video that went viral on social media, narrated the ordeal he faced when his family land was transferred to a relative of a revenue official in Macherial district.
Previously the Anti-corruption Bureau (ACB) of Telangana seized Rs 93.5 lakh in cash and 420 grams of gold from the residence of a village revenue official. Moreover the revenue officials involved in this case too transferred land belonging to the farmers and demanded a bribe for it to be restored. Further kcr also announced a 60 day special action plan to transform villages and towns with special emphasis on cleanliness and greenery.