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TDP leaders start for Delhi, seeking T-Bill

Sat 23rd Oct 2010 10:12 AM
TDP leaders start for Delhi, seeking T-Bill
TDP leaders start for Delhi, seeking T-Bill

Stressing the importance of small states for administrative convenience, the Telangana Telugu Desam Forum members on Saturday left for New Delhi in a special train to stage a dharna before the residence of Congress president Sonia Gandhi on October 25.

Talking to media persons before boarding the train at Secunderabad station, Forum convener Nagam Janardhan Reddy said “Our main intention to going towards New Delhi is to mount pressure on Congress leaders to introduce a separate Bill for Telangana in Parliament. Only by introducing a Bill, the Telangana state can be achieved and aspirations of people fulfilled.”     

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The TDP leaders said they would meet Sonia Gandhi and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi seeking introduction of the Bill on Telangana state.

If the Congress president Sonia Gandhi does not give her appointment to TDP leaders for submitting the memorandum, Mr Janardhan Reddy warned, that they would stage a massive agitation at Jantar Mantar on Oct 25. 

Earlier, the Telangana TDP leaders paid rich tributes to Martyrs who laid down their lives for the cause of Telangana at Martyrs Memorial, Gun Park in the city.