Two Congress MLAs quit in support of Telangana

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 13, 2011 - 16:43

Hyderabad: Two Congress MLAs -- Konda
Surekha and Kunja Sathyavathi – on Tuesday submitted their
resignations from the Andhra Pradesh Assembly demanding
creation of Telangana state.

The duo met Legislature Secretary S Raja Sadaram
and handed over their resignation in sealed covers.

The two were submitting resignations for the second
time on the statehood issue after their earlier resignations
in July were rejected by Assembly speaker Nadendla Manohar.

Surekha and Sathyavathi resigned from the Congress
party last month and had been sailing with YSR Congress.
Another MLA Jayasudha, however, did not turn up as her mother
was set to be indisposed.

Surekha is facing disqualification proceedings as
she defied the Congress party to align with Kadapa MP Y S
Jaganmohan Reddy.

With the resignation of these two MLAs the total
number of MLAs who resigned for Telangana increased to 17.

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, September 13, 2011 - 16:43

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