Hyderabad: TRS president K Chandrasekhar Rao
on Friday said any proposal to grant statehood to Telangana with
riders or conditions would not be acceptable to his party.
"Telangana minus Hyderabad is like a body without a head.
We want Telangana state with the same geographic boundaries
that existed when it was merged for formation of united Andhra
Pradesh in 1956. Anything else would not be acceptable to
Telangana people," he said here.
"We are not ready to compromise even on an inch of land.
We will be ready for any sacrifices," he said.
The TRS president was referring to media reports that the
Sri Krishna committee would suggest four or five solutions to
resolve the Telangana issue, including making Hyderabad a
The Sri Krishna committee is scheduled to submit its
report to the Centre by the end of this year.
TRS leaders have asserted on several occasions that the
idea to make Hyderabad a Union Territory would not be
acceptable to them.