TRS thanks Pawar for lending support on statehood issue

Last Updated: Thursday, January 31, 2013 - 17:35

Hyderabad: Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) on Thursday thanked NCP Chief Sharad Pawar, who told Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to take an early decision on the Telangana issue.
"Sharad Pawar has been consistent in his support to Telangana. We thank him on behalf of Telangana people," TRS MLA T Harish Rao said here.

Making a strong pitch for separate Telangana, Pawar today told the Prime Minister that a delay in the matter would not be helpful.

According to the Union Agriculture Minister, his party has been supportive of separate Telangana for long and had even held a rally with TRS president K Chandrasekhar Rao few years back.

Pawar, whose party is also a major partner in the Congress-led coalition in Maharashtra, said that NCP has no objection if Vidarbha region also becomes a separate state.

PTI



First Published: Thursday, January 31, 2013 - 17:34

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