Pithani Resigns From Cabinet
Hyderabad, Aug 4 (INN): Continuing the spate of resignations in protest against Congress High Command’s decision to favour formation of Telangana, Social Welfare Minister Pithani Satyanarayana resigned from his post on Sunday morning.
According to sources, Pithani has sent his resignation letter to Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy and Speaker Nandendla Manohar.
It may be mentioned that originally Pithani was against giving resignation. However, following pressure from his followers, he decided to quit from his post. So far, as many as 10 ministers from Seemandhra region have resigned from the cabinet in protest against Telangana decision.