90% TRS members against merger with Congress


 dk-aruna-fires-on-kcrNew Delhi: Although Telangana Congress leaders insist on TRS merger with Congress untiringly, YTRS leaders are not in a mood to relent.

Former MP and TRS leader Vinod Kumar has claimed that 90 percent of TRS members were not favoring merger of the TRS into the Congress.

Speaking to media persons after a TRS delegation led by KCR met Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh, Vinod said the delegation has demanded the Prime Minister to accord special status to Telangana State. The Prime Minister was also urged to give a fair share to the Telangana State in allocation of power and gas.

Manmohan Singh had assured to take effective steps to protect the brand image of Hyderabad city, he added.

The TRS delegation also urged the Prime Minister to ensure elections be conducted in the two new States. Vinod said the PM assured them that he would talk with the Union Home Minister on the matter.