Hyderabad: TRS on Sunday appealed to the people
of Telangana to make the proposed `rail roko` in support of
the separate statehood demand on March 1 a grand success.
TRS floor leader in the Andhra Pradesh Assembly E
Rajender urged people all over the region to come to the
railway tracks on March 1 and send across a message to the
Centre on the Telangana demand.
TRS MLAs and MLCs would oversee the arrangements for the
rail blockade programme, named `Palle Palle Pattala Paiki`
(villages on railway tracks), on Monday and the leaders of
other parties should also participate in the programme, he
Intensifying the pro-Telangana agitation, the Telangana
political Joint Action Committee (JAC), that comprises TRS,
BJP and a number of people`s organisations, have called for
train blockades on March 1.
TRS president K Chandrasekhar Rao had announced
on Saturday that a massive `Chalo Hyderabad` rally would be organised on
Christened `million march to Hyderabad`, the programme
would see lakhs of people coming to Hyderabad and not a soul
would be able to move around in the city on that day, he said.
However, the JAC indicated that the programme may be
rescheduled in view of the year-end examinations of the
Meanwhile, JAC convener M Kodandaram met Congress Rajya
Sabha member K Keshav Rao at his residence to urge him
to see that a quick decision is taken by the Centre on the