APNGOs meet Prime Minister with a demand to keep the State United
August 27, 2013 - Hyderabad
A delegation of AP NGOs Association, Road Transport Corporation, Electricity Employees Associations and Student Organizations led by APNGOs Association president P Ashok Babu met the Prime Minister at his office on Tuesday with a demand to keep the State united.
Ashok Babu represented the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh that the State would encounter several problems in sharing of resources and all sections of people including employees in Seemandhra. The Prime Minister said that the Congress Working Committee had already taken a decision but had advised the delegation to bring all the concerns to the notice of the Committee that constituted for the purpose. He said that the committee would apprise the same to the government before it finalized the draft Bill according to Ashok Babu. He said that the Prime Minister had not given any assurance on the demand, He said that the government would rethink on the political decision taken by the Congress party. They also met leaders of various political parties to garner support for united State. AIADMK, Trinamool Congress leaders categorically said that they were against the division. JDU leader Shard Yadav said that he would take the concerns of the Seemandhra to government's notice. CPI leader S Sudhar Reddy said that they were for Telangana creation but the process of State division should be kept on hold till all the related issued were addressed.