New Delhi / Hyderabad: Prominent socialist politician from Telangana Konda Lakshman Bapuji on Saturday stated that National level leaders would attend a round-table conference to be organized in New Delhi on July 4 to discuss the contentious separate Telangana statehood demand.
Prominent among the attendees would be by AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa, Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar and Janata Dal (United) president Sharad Yadav.
“The round table conference would discuss the way forward on the separate Telangana demand. The conference would pass two key resolutions, the first one pertaining to the introduction of the Telangana Bill in Parliament and the second one would be in opposition to the controversial eighth chapter of the Justice Srikrishna Committee’s report,” Mr Lakshman Bapuji told media persons here.
He was speaking at the Martyrs Memorial at Gun Park after paying tributes.
“All parties have been invited to attend the conference,” he said. The conference would be held under the aegis of United Telangana Forum and would discuss ways, means and the future course of action on pushing the separate Telangana statehood demand forward.
Mr Lakshman Bapuji added that a letter would be drafted at the round table conference, which would then be given to Congress president Sonia Gandhi and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, appealing them to stand by the December 9, 2009 statement of Union home Minister P Chidambaram.
Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Bandaru Dattatreya, MLC Dilip Kumar, Vimalakka and Members of some NGOs were present.(INN)