Press Esc to close
Friday 28 August 2015
News updated at 12:18 PM IST
Weather
Max: 30.1°C
Min : 19.6°C
In Bengaluru
Partially cloudy

Telangana row: Chandrababu to go on indefinite fast tomorrow

New Delhi, Oct 6, 2013 (PTI)
Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N Chandrababu Naidu PTI File Photo

Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N Chandrababu Naidu will go on an indefinite hunger-strike in the national capital from tomorrow to protest against the Union Cabinet's decision regarding the proposed bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh.

Naidu, who will arrive here tomorrow morning, will also interact with the media before beginning his stir in the afternoon, according to a TDP release.

On October 3, the Union Cabinet had decided to go ahead with the process for the creation of a separate Telangana state carved out from Andhra Pradesh.

The very next day, Naidu had in Hyderabad announced his plan for an agitation over the issue after accusing Congress of "ruining" the country and leaving Andhra Pradesh facing a "disaster" with the separate Telangana decision.

Naidu, whom observers say is now fighting a political battle for survival in the state of which he was once chief minister, has also accused Congress of entering into an "arrangement" with TRS and YSR Congress vis-a-vis the bifurcation decision.


Political pundits are predicting that while Congress and TRS would gain in Telangana, Jaganmohan Reddy's YSR Congress party could make big waves in the Seemandhra region.
TDP has decided to write to the leaders of all parties on the statehood issue and expose the alleged "nefarious politics" of the Congress.


Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor with fashion designer Manish Malhotra at his show...

Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor with fashion designer Manish Malhotra at his show...

Students celebrate Onam festival by making floral rangoli ‘pookalam’ at a public school...

Students celebrate Onam festival by making floral rangoli ‘pookalam’ at a public school...

Devotees watch a procession during Kumbh Mela or the Pitcher Festival in Trimbakeshwar...

Devotees watch a procession during Kumbh Mela or the Pitcher Festival in Trimbakeshwar...

Activists of Left Front affiliated peasants organisation break police barricades...

Activists of Left Front affiliated peasants organisation break police barricades...

Boys stand near the charred vehicles after the incidents of violence following the Patel...

Boys stand near the charred vehicles after the incidents of violence following the Patel...

Ex-servicemen continue their indefinite hunger strike over non-implementation of OROP...

Ex-servicemen continue their indefinite hunger strike over non-implementation of OROP...

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar with his Delhi counterpart Arvind Kejriwal offering prayers...

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar with his Delhi counterpart Arvind Kejriwal offering prayers...

Leader of the Opposition and CPI(M) State Secretary Surya Kant Mishra participates in a rally...

Leader of the Opposition and CPI(M) State Secretary Surya Kant Mishra participates in a rally...

Army soldiers conduct flag march in a sensitive area of Ahmedabad on Thursday...

Army soldiers conduct flag march in a sensitive area of Ahmedabad on Thursday...

Special Operation Group (SOG) jawans take positions near the house where militants were hiding...

Special Operation Group (SOG) jawans take positions near the house where militants were hiding...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523