Lok Sabha stalled by Telangana issue

Lok Sabha stalled by Telangana issue

The Lok Sabha was stalled and adjourned as TRS MPs K Chandrasekhar Rao and Vijayashanti stormed the podium demanding the introduction of bill in parliament for a separate Telangana. They were supported by BJP and other NDA parties. Even Congress MPs from Telangana raised slogans in support of Telangana.

A worried Congress called its MPs from Telangana region for a meeting with Pranab Mukherjee and Ahmed Patel. The MPs from Seemandhra submitted a memorandum asking the union government reject the demand for statehood as had been recommended by the Srikrishna Committee.

The AP state assembly was also adjourned on the Telangana issue. Minister Jupudi Krishna Rao submitted his resignation demanding separate Telangana.

Meanwhile, the T-JAC called for an indefinite strike by T-employees and has also called for Chalo Hyderabad on March 10 when a million people bring Hyderabad to a standstill.

Congress spokesperson Sanghvi said that the Telangana issue would be solved in phases.

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