Congress will pay heavily for not supporting Telangana: TRS

Published: 17th August 2012 11:14 PM  |   Last Updated: 17th August 2012 11:14 PM   |  A+A-


Hitting out at Congress for not coming out in support of separate Telangana cause during a debate in the Rajya Sabha Friday, TRS here claimed that the ruling party will have to pay a price for it.

"After the debate in Rajya Sabha today, it is clear that Congress is the main hurdle to the formation of separate Telangana. Congress will have to pay a heavy price for this," TRS MLA T Harish Rao told reporters here.

The Union Government today said, in response to debate on Telangana statehood issue, that "suitable decision" would be taken on basis of consultations with political parties.

Minister of State for Home Jitendra Singh said that in accordance with the report of Srikrishna Committee, the government was consulting all the political parties.

Singh was replying to a debate on a Private Members' resolution, moved by Prakash Javadekar (BJP).

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