Hyderabad: Exuding total confidence that united Andhra Pradesh will be in tact, the Primary Education Minister and Seemandhra MLAs and MPs Forum Coordinator, Dr S Sailajanath, has said their argument to maintain status quo was democratic and the demand for maintaining United Andhra Pradesh was genuine though others seek different demands.
Speaking to the media at Gandhi Bhavan on Tuesday after having a meeting with the PCC Chief, Mr Botcha Satyanarayana, Dr Sailajanath said he came to the Gandhi Bhavan in response to a call from the PCC Chief. He said the PCC Chief advised him to prepare a team of representatives to have discussions with the State Party Affairs in charge, Mr Ghulam Nabi Azad. He said the PCC Chief, acting on the orders of high command, has asked him to prepare list of names for discussions with Mr Azad. He said that 10 members from Andhra region and five to six from Rayalaseema region would be selected for discussions and the team would go to Delhi whenever the high command invited them.
Dr Sailajanath said they would discuss with the Centre elaborately on the issue in a scientific manner. He said the high command has the right to discuss with the party leaders from different regions. The Seemandhra leaders would present their argument strongly to keep the State undivided.
Asked whether there would be a leader from the Telangana region, Dr Sailajanath said they were ready to welcome the leaders from Telangana region if they were interested.