Sometime ago, Telangana Minister K Taraka Ramarao has annouced , actress Samantha as the Brand Ambassador of Handlooms in the state. She even went to places and interacted with the handloom workers there.
But then, an RTI query said that she is not appointed by the state government. Telangana Textile Department in a written explanation said that Samantha is not appointed by the state government in any position to promote handlooms.
However, TESCO director Sailaja Ramayyar clarified that Samantha is the Brand Ambassador for Telangana wevars and it will be announced soon.