Hyderabad, Oct 24: The Congress High Command has been contemplating various proposals to resolve the complex Telangana issue. One of the proposals appears to be making Hyderabad second capital of the country. While conceding the demand for creation of Telangana state, the congress leadership appears to be thinking of providing the necessary funds for both Telangana and Andhra states to build their own capitals and make Hyderabad as the national capital.
When it is made the national capital, Hyderabad would be a Centrally Administered city or a union territory. If Telangana is created with Hyderabad as capital, Seemandhra leaders might not accept. With this in view, the centre appears to be thinking of making Hyderabad nation’s second capital. As second capital, Hyderabad would undergo a sea change in its look and infrastructure. The city would develop on par with the national capital. Congress leadership is thinking that the proposal might be welcome to the Telangana leaders also.
The PCC Chief Botsa Satyanarayana has said recently in Visakhapatnam and Hyderabad as well, that the party stuck to its December 9 statement. This assertion of Botcha indicated that the Congress high command has come to a conclusion that creating Telangana was inevitable. However as there would be an uproar in the Seemandhra region if it was created, the Congress leadership appears to be thinking of denying the Telangana region of Hyderabad city.
The party high command is of the view that if Hyderabad does not form part of Telangana, Seemandhra leaders might not have any objection to the bifurcation. However, it has to be waited and seen how leaders of both the regions would react. The fresh demand of the leaders of Rayalaseema that if Telangana was to be created, they want separate Rayalaseema also has to be considered now.Andhra