Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram on Monday said the terms of reference of the proposed committee on Telangana and its composition would be made known this week. He said the Centre would set up a mechanism, as agreed upon at the January 5 meeting of eight major political parties, to take into account every shade of opinion.
“No major incidents of violence are taking place now, barring some local bandhs and agitation by students. I once again appeal to students not to take extreme steps like ending their lives, these are unnecessary and unwarranted. These sadden me deeply,” he told a news conference in Delhi.