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Students’ march to parliament for Telangana March 11

Posted by on March 5, 2011 0 Comment

New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Students from various organisations will next week march to parliament demanding that the central government introduce a bill for formation of a separate Telangana state in the ongoing budget session.

Students under the banner of “Students’ Solidarity Committee for Separate Telangana” will hold a convention March 11 at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and will later march from Mandi House to Parliament House.

Students organisation like the All India Backward Students’ Front (AIBSF), All India Students’ Association (AISA), Democratic Students’ Union (DSU), JNU Forum for Telangana, Manipur Students’ Association Delhi (MSAD), and Students’ Islamic Organisation (SIO) have extended their support to the march.

“There is an urgent need to stand in solidarity with the people of Telangana in the coming phase of their struggle, and to build up a movement across the country in its support,” said Suneetha Eluri, a member of the committee.

The students are demanding implementation of the central government’s official statement on Dec 9, 2009 for formation of separate Telangana state by introducing a bill in parliament.

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