PC’s remarks on Hyderabad free zone senseless: TRS

Union Home Minister P Chidambaram`s comments seeking the Andhra Pradesh Assembly to reiterate its previous resolution on Hyderabad free zone issue is "senseless", the TRS alleged here on Monday.

Hyderabad: Union Home Minister P
Chidambaram`s comments seeking the Andhra Pradesh Assembly to
reiterate its previous resolution on Hyderabad free zone issue
is "senseless", the TRS alleged here on Monday.

"Chidambaram should stop making such senseless
statements. The state Assembly has already passed a resolution
seeking deletion of Clause 14 (F) of the Presidential Order of
1975.

The 14 (F) makes Hyderabad a free zone for employment.
All Telangana people want it to be deleted as it is against
the interests of the region. Even the Assembly has also passed
a resolution. Why reiteration again?" Telangana Rashtra
Samithi floor leader in the Assembly E Rajender told
reporters.

"The CCPA has taken a decision and it was communicated
to the Government of Andhra Pradesh that we will recommend to
the President to delete clause (f) of Para-14 once we received
a resolution from the Andhra Pradesh Assembly reiterating the
resolution passed in January 2010," Home Minister P
Chidambaram had said in Delhi yesterday.

He also said the resolution in the Andhra Pradesh
assembly was passed in January 2010 and therefore the Central
government wanted to be absolutely sure that there is a
consensus on the demand that the clause F of paragraph 14
should be deleted.

Meanwhile, Rajender appealed the Congress MPs, MLAs
and ministers from Telangana "to not abide by the orders of
the party high command when the Central leadership
discriminated against the region, without respecting the
sentiments and aspirations of the Telangana people and
leaders".

PTI

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