Hyderabad: Hailing the pro-Telangana stand adopted by S Jaipal Reddy during his meeting with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday, Telangana Congress Monitoring Group general secretary G Nirajan urged the Union Petroleum Minister to meet Congress president Sonia Gandhi and stress on the importance of bifurcating Andhra Pradesh before her.
Talking to media persons at the Fateh Maidan Club, Mr Niranjan said that any moves by Mr Jaipal Reddy would definitely help the separate statehood cause since he is a Union Minister.
The senior Congress leader also revealed that the Telangana Congress Monitoring Group will hold a crucial meeting on July 14. “We have invited party leaders from all corners of Telangana to attend this meeting. A decision on how to further intensify the agitation for separate Telangana would be taken at this meeting,” Mr Niranjan said.
He further revealed that a large delegation of Congress leaders from Telangana will visit New Delhi by the month end.
“This delegation will meet representatives of the High Command and impress upon them the need to take an early decision on the separate statehood demand,” Mr Niranjan revealed.(INN)