Congress MLA of Station Ghanapur T Rajaiah on Saturday once again submitted his resignation for the cause of Telangana state.
Announcing his decision before media persons at his residence, Rajaiah said that he would never withdraw his resignation even if it is not accepted by Speaker Nadendla Manohar. He threatened to go an indefinite hunger fast if the Speaker rejects his resignation, which is being submitted third time demanding statehood for the region.
Stating that he submitted his resignation under Speaker's format only, he appealed to Nadendla Manohar to accept his resignation. He said that he took this decision extending solidarity to the general strike of employees.
Rajaiah said that the people in the region believe that the Telangana state would be created only with the resignations of elected representatives from their posts. “Respecting their sentiments and wishes, I have submitted resignation to my post,” he said. “It is not proper to continue in my elected post when all sections of people are voluntarily extending their support for the statehood agitation,” he said.
The Congress MLA also vowed that he would distance himself from all government programmes until the formation of separate state. He said that he would announce his future course of plan after September end.