Congress playing gimmicks over Telangana issue


MP-Rayapati-Sambasiva-RaoGuntur: Congress MP Rayapati Sambashiva Rao here on Monday disclosed that they would serve a no-confidence motion against the UPA government on February 5 in protest against the Centre’s decision to bifurcate Andhra Pradesh.

Speaking to the media here, Sambashiva Rao said the Seemandhra leaders, along with Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy, would meet President Pranab Mukharjee and urge him not to clear Andhra Pradesh Reorganization Bill. Citing the change in its stand on bifurcation of the State, he hoped that the draft Telangana Bill would not come to Parliament.

The Congress MP said they would eagerly wait to see whether the Union Home Minister would send the Bill, which was rejected by the Assembly, for legal advice or not.

Rayapati said he would support candidature of Kanna Laxminarayana if the latter contested in the coming Lok Sabha elections from Guntur constituency. He assured that he would withdraw from elections fray and support Kanna Laxminarayana.

The following are some of the developments took place within Congress party related to Telangana issue

  • The Congress Government at the centre is trying to bifurcate the state of AP.
  • AP CM is fighting against the Central Government’s decision of bifurcation.
  • Some Congress leaders joined TRS party which is fighting for Telangana state formation.
  • Six Congress MPs had submitted their resignations to Speaker Meira Kumar, which are not approved still.
  • Now, Congress MP Rayapati Sambashiva Rao is speaking of tabling no-trust motion.

Will the latest move of the Congress MP stop the Central Government from introducing Telangana Bill in the Parliament?