Committee on Telangana to submits its report by this year end

The Sri Krishna Committee, appointed in the wake of demand for separate Telangana state, would collect views of majority people in Andhra Pradesh and the same would be submitted to the government on December 31, 2010.

Last Updated: Jul 28, 2010, 23:22 PM IST

Rajahmundry: The Sri Krishna
Committee, appointed by the Union Government in the wake of
demand for separate Telangana state, would collect views of
majority people in Andhra Pradesh and the same would be
submitted to the government on December 31, 2010, the
Committee member V K Duggal said here today.

Addressing a press conference here, Duggal said AP`s
majority people`s views would be expressed in the report and
submit the same to Union government on December 31, 2010.

He said the Committee is collecting people`s views in
three ways. "Firstly we are collecting representations from
various sections of public on the Telangana state demand. So
far we have received one lakh representations from various
sections of people," Duggal said.

"The Commission has met over 100 groups and collected
their views. In the same manner we met the political parties
at the State and Central level and collected the necessary
views on the formation of separate Telangana state," Duggal
added.

He said the Committee visited several areas in the
state and gathered their culture, socio-economic problems and
financial situation in the respective areas for the formation
of separate state.

"We collected required information from various
political, public leaders and others in Burrgupudi and
Ramgampeta villages in the East Godavari district. We will
preserve the majority views in documentation and submit the
same to the Central government on December 31,2010," he added.

He said during their two-day visit to East Godavari
district they collected necessary information and satisfied
with the same.

Along with Duggal, Sri Krishna Committee`s other
members-Ravi Dangra and Dr Amitha Motwani were on a two-day
visit to East Godavari district to elicit views from various
political, voluntary organisations and public on formation of
separate Telangana state, as demanded by some political
parties in the state.

The Central Government appointed the Committee to
collect majority views of the state people and present the
same to it by December 31, 2010.

The district In-charge Collector K Sasidhar,
Superintendent of Police G Srinivas, Additional Joint
Collector B Rama Rao and Nodal Officer Rajiv Sharma and other
officials met the Committee members and expressed their views.
The committee left for Hyderabad in the afternoon.

PTI