s the stalemate continued over Telangana Bill in Andhra Pradesh Assembly, Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy Tuesday wrote to President Pranab Mukherjee seeking extension of deadline for discussing and returning it.
The suspense continues over a new political party as banners and posters have sprung across Seemandhra while a media blitzkrieg has been launched on television channels in support of a united Andhra Pradesh.
Warning that bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh would lead to security concerns for the whole nation, Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy Monday urged the Group of Ministers (GoM) to reconsider the decision to carve out separate Telangana state.
Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde was on Monday non-commital on whether a Bill for creation of separate Telangana will be tabled in the coming winter session of Parliament but said the process will be completed within the current tenure of UPA government.
Coming out strongly in support of united Andhra again, Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy today praised late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi for keeping the state united in the face of separate statehood agitations in the past.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy reviewed the situation caused due to heavy rains at a high-level meeting here on Friday and directed the administration to carry out relief works on a war-footing.
Andhra Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Damodara Rajanarasimha on Saturday night lambasted Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy over his statement opposing the proposed bifurcation of the state, and said it didn`t matter whether Reddy remained in his post or quit.