Congress today downplayed the rejection of the AP Reorganisation Bill in the Andhra Pradesh Assembly for creation of Telangana, saying it was on "predicted" lines and will not affect the move for carving out a new state.
Ministers from Andhra Pradesh`s Telangana have revolted against CM N Kiran Kumar Reddy after he described the AP Reorganisation Bill-2013, referred to the state Legislature by the President, as unconstitutional.
Andhra Pradesh ministers and leaders from Telangana on Sunday attacked Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy for issuing a notice to the Assembly Speaker seeking to move a motion in the House for returning the draft AP Reorganisation Bill, 2013 to the Centre.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy on Saturday issued a notice to Assembly Speaker Nadendla Manohar seeking to move a motion in the House for returning the draft AP Reorganisation Bill-2013 to the Centre as it was "incomprehensive".
Adopting an aggressive stance and seeking to push the Centre on the defencive, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy on Saturday questioned the very validity of AP Reorganisation Bill-2013.