TPS plans to reignite T agitation : Thirumali మే 1, 2011Posted by M Bharath Bhushan in agitation, Culture, heritage, Identity, JAC, KCR, livelihoods, Mulki, politics, regionalism, Telangana.
Tags: caste, December 2009, Thirumali
Meeting on T movement strategies today
Times of India Apr 30, 2011
HYDERABAD: Concerned over the Telangana movement becoming centralized and losing its verve, organizations representing different castes and professions have planned to reignite the struggle soon.
Representatives of about 70 Kula (caste) and Vrutti (profession) Sanghalu (organizations) will be meeting in the city on Saturday to take stock of the situation and plan out strategies to bring the movement to the level where it was in December 2009 and January 2010.
Chairman of Joint Action Committee of Telangana Praja Sanghalu I Thirumali said that political JAC as the single organization representing the interests of all sections of the society has hurt the cause of the T movement. “Unfortunately, the political JAC does not wish to encourage any form of agitation outside its umbrella. This has brought down the various forms of agitations the folks in villages were conducting. We are not against the political JAC but we are definitely against concentrating power in a single organization or leader,” Thirumali, who teaches at Delhi University, told TOI
He said that the lull in the agitation has given an impression that people have lost interest in the struggle.
The TPS plans to put life back into the movement in the next two months and force the Central government take a call on the T state. The situation cannot be allowed to go at this pace now.
The TPS conference would be divided into two parts. The inaugural session would debate the situation and plans of action while in the concluding session the TPS would present its resolutions to the representatives of the political parties.