Telangana region MPs resignation rejected

The resignation of 12 MPs of various political parties from Telangana region in Andhra Pradesh has not been accepted by LS Speaker Meira Kumar.

Last Updated: Nov 15, 2011, 21:37 PM IST

New Delhi: The resignation of 12 MPs of
various political parties from Telangana region in Andhra
Pradesh has not been accepted by Lok Sabha Speaker Meira
Kumar.

Parliament sources said the resignations, tendered in
July in protest against the delay in the creation of a
separate Telangana state, was rejected because they were not
not in proper format.

Of the 12 MPs, eight belonged to Congress and two each
from TDP and TRS.

The Congress MPs whose resignations were rejected by
the Speaker are Ponnam Prabhakar, GS Reddy, M Jagannath, S
Rajaiah, P Balram Nayak, G Vivekanand, Suresh Shetkar and
Madhu Goud Yakshi.

The others whose resignation was rejected are TDP
MPs, Ramesh Rathod and Namma Nageswara Rao, and TRS chief K
Chandrashekar Rao and party MP Vijayashanti.

PTI