Congress dilemma, Speaker rejects opposition demand for a resolution డిసెంబర్ 8, 2009Posted by Telangana Utsav in agitation, BJP, Congress, G.O 610, GHMC, Hyderabad, Mulki, Osmania, politics, PRP, Sonia, students, TDP, Telangana, TRS.
Congress in dilemma, TRS demands rejected
Times Now, 8 Dec 2009, 1005 hrs IST
The stalemate over Telangana continues in Andhra Pradesh, as TRS Chief K Chandrashekhar Rao enters the 10th day of his hunger strike. Even as the voice for a separate state grows louder with the TRS now getting the backing of the Praja Rajyam and the TDP, the TDP, TRS and Praja Rajyam have said they will support a resolution for a separate state if the Congress makes the first move.
The winter session of the Andhra Pradesh Assembly, which began in Hyderabad yesterday witnessed ruckus over the Telangana issue on Tuesday (December 8), with TRS members obstructing the proceedings. AP Assembly was adjourned couple of times over the issue after pro-Telangana slogans raised in the Assembly.
Chaos dominated the proceedings today after the Speaker disallowed an adjournment motion moved by the TRS MLAs. The Congress was cornered over the issue with all major parties demanding a resolution, which was later on rejected by the Speaker.
Most national and state-level parties are said to be in favour of a separate Telangana state. Amidst all the developments on Telangana, the Andhra Congress leadership is looking to the high command for an initiative to resolve the deadlock. The Congress Legislature Party adopted a unanimous resolution authorising Congress President Sonia Gandhi to take an appropriate decision on Telangana. The Congress is under immense pressure to make its stand on the Telangana deadlock clear.