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Telangana Congress MPs to step up pressure

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HYDERABAD: Telangana Congress Members of Parliament have decided to step up pressure in phased manner and issued ultimatum to the high command, they would not hesitate to undertake indefinite fast, if the demand for creation of Telangana was not conceded immediately.

At a meeting of the Telangana Ministers and MPs at the residence of Information Technology Minister Ponnala Lakshmaiah here on Sunday, the leaders decided that through pressure only the Centre would respect the sentiments of the people of the region and introduce a bill in the Parliament.

The meeting it is understood also opined that the legislators from the region should not hesitate to express their support to the Telangana Rashtra Samiti and the Bharatiya Janata Party during the Governor's address to the joint session of the legislature.

Non-cooperation

Sources said the Congress MPs also discussed the chances of tendering their resignation if a Bill was not introduced in the Parliament. The meeting also felt that it was right time to extend support to the employees association from Telangana, who have given a call for non-cooperation from February 17. The meeting was attended by Ministers – K.Jana Reddy, P.Sabitha Indra Reddy, Baswaraj Saraiah, R. Venkat Reddy, Ponnala Lakshmaiah, Jupally Krishna Rao, J. Geetha Reddy, D.K.Aruna and V. Sunitha Laxma Reddy. Nine other party MPs attended the meeting. It is understood that the meeting welcomed the decision of Praja Rajyam chief K.Chiranjeevi to merge his party with the Congress. They said once the merger took place, the united Andhra Pradesh stand t aken by Mr. Chiranjeevi would go..

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