Telangana Political Joint Action Committee chairman M Kodandaram has called upon Seemandhra leaders not to come in the way of formation of Telangana state and warned them of dire consequences if they try to sabotage the process.
Addressing the crowd during a silent protest at Gun Park here on Thursday, he demanded that the Congress keep its promise made on Dec 9, 2009 on Telangana state.
Under the leadership of Kodandaram, TJAC leaders and Congress leaders from Telangana staged a silent protestin protest against the conclave of Seamandhra Congress leaders in the city.
Former PCC president K Kesava Rao hoped that separate State would be a reality by this month-end.
CPI state secretary K Narayana said that further delay in formation of Telangana would only complicate the issue and widen the rift between the peoples of the two regions.
BJP’s Bandaru Dattatreya reiterated the promise of the BJP that statehood would be accorded to the region within 90 days of the party coming to power at the Centre.
Congress MP Komatireddy Rajagopal Reddy, former MPs B Vinod Kumar (TRS), Ch Vidyasagar Rao (BJP) and JEJAC leader Srinivas Goud also took part in the protest.
Following the resolution of Congress leaders from Seemandhra to visit Delhi on January 21 to pressure their high command not to divide the state, their Telangana counterparts have also decided to undertake Delhi tour on the same day to press for their demand of bifurcation of the state.
Ministers and Congress MPs and MLAs from Telangana are planning to stay for two to three days in Delhi from January 21 to prevail upon their party leadership to take a positive decision on T-issue