Karimnagar: Congress MP Poonam Prabhakar on Wednesday asserted that the agitation for a separate
Telangana state will continue till the goal is realised.
"We will continue our agitation till Telangana (state)
is achieved," the Karimnagar MP, who resigned from his post
early this month in support of the statehood demand, said.
Prabhakar was addressing Congress workers and others
at the `satyagrah` organised by the party to press for
granting statehood to Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh.
He asked the participants to draw inspiration from the
freedom struggle and continue their fight for the long-pending
demand in a peaceful manner.
Prabhakar appealed to the students not to end their
lives for the statehood cause as "we will get Telangana soon".
He pressed for the acceptance of resignations of the
public representatives who have quit over the Telangana cause.
Prabhakar criticised Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar
Reddy for his statement that services of retired employees
will be utilised when the Government staffers in Telangana go
on a strike next month.
He appealed to the retired personnel not to cooperate
with the Government in this aspect.
Minister for Civil Supplies D Sridhar Babu and MLC N
Laxman Rao, who are among the lawmakers who have submitted
their resignations, also took part in the satyagrah.