Hyderabad: Congress leaders from Telangana
today asserted that there was no question of retracting their
resignations, tendered in support of the demand of separate
"The status-quo will continue as far as resignations of
MPs and state ministers are concerned," Gutta Sukhender Reddy,
an MP, and G V Ramana Reddy, an MLA, told reporters after a
meeting of Telangana Congress Steering Committee.
The Committee announced a fresh round of agitation
programmes beginning with protests in all the Assembly
constituencies in the region, during which homage would also
be paid to those who had laid down their lives for the cause
of Telangana state.
The Congress leaders would also stage a one-day
hunger-strike in Hyderabad on the August 11, protesting the
delay in deletion of clause 14 (f) of the Presidential Order
dealing with administrative recruitments.
They would hoist the `Telangana flag` along with the
National Tricolour on the Independence Day.