AP Home Minister thanks CM Jagan for encourging Dalit woman
Author: Desk June 17, 2019
Mekathoti Sucharita,Andhra Pradesh Home Minister assumed office in state secretariat yesterday. She thanked CM Jagan Mohan Reddy for keeping faith in a Dalit woman while handing over such a crucial responsibility.
Sucharita is the first woman minister from the Scheduled Caste (SC) community from Guntur district. Prathipadu Assembly constituency is an SC reserved constituency in the district, representing the state legislative assembly in India.
In recently concluded Lok Sabha elections, she defeated Dokka Manikya Vara Prasad.
Ahead of assuming the office, she offered prayers related to all religions. Sucharita has become the first woman Dalit Minister to join the cabinet of 24 ministers.