10 Cong MPs oppose state division

Sept 7, 2012: Expressing their concern over the reports that the Centre is
about to take a pro-Telangana decision before this month end, ten Congress MPs
from AP met Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh on Thursday and requested him to
keep the state united.

MPs’ meeting with the PM comes in the wake of TRS president K.Chandrasekhara
Rao’s announcement that the Centre would take a positive decision on Telangana
formation in the next few days.

delegation of MPs included Venkatarami Reddy, Dr Killi
Kruparani and Kavuri Sambasiva Rao.

a memorandum submitted to the PM, the MPs stressed the need to keep the state
united. “All regions of the state will prosper if it is kept united. The state
has witnessed unprecedented development after independence and it will continue
to progress if undivided,” they said in their memorandum.

MPs’ meeting with the PM lasted for 15 minutes. “We are hopeful that the Centre
will decide against bifurcation,”  the
MPs said after the meeting.

Back to Top