TDP MPs meet PM, say will support Telangana Bill

Both TDP MPs Nageshwara Rao and Ramesh Rathod met PM Manmohan Singh, discussed about cracks in the party over supporting Telangana.

Hyderabad | Updated: February 6, 2014 1:03 pm
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh pointed out the TDP was divided over supporting Telangana Bill. (Reuters) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh pointed out the TDP was divided over supporting Telangana Bill. (Reuters)

TDP MP from Khammam Nama Nageshwara Rao Wednesday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and told him that if the Telangana Bill is introduced in Parliament, the TDP’s two MPs from Telangana would welcome and support it. 

Besides Nageshwara Rao, the other TDP MP from Telangana is Ramesh Rathod from Adilabad. The two MPs also discussed with the PM the cracks in TDP over supporting Telangana.

Besides Rao and Rathod, several former TDP MLAs, ministers and leaders under the aegis of Telangana Telugu Desam Forum also met the Prime Minister.

“We informed him that the Telangana Bill should be tabled in Parliament and we two TDP MPs from Telangana would support it. We also requested him that he and the Congress high command should also ensure that the Bill is passed in this Parliament session,” Rao told The Indian Express.

While assuring the TDP MPs that the Centre was committed to introduce and make all efforts to pass the Telangana Bill in Parliament, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh pointed out the TDP was divided over supporting Telangana Bill.

Meanwhile, sources said, the Centre was considering certain amendments suggested by members of the Andhra Assembly.

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First Published on: February 6, 2014 12:27 am
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    Pulkit Gupta
    Feb 6, 2014 at 6:09 am
    Opposition party should help to UPA government to p bills in public welfare, anti-corruption bill is very important bill for country so BJP should give his support to UPA government in positive way
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      Pulkit Gupta
      Feb 6, 2014 at 6:09 am
      Opposition party should help to UPA government to p bills in public welfare, anti-corruption bill is very important bill for country so BJP should give his support to UPA government in positive way
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        Pulkit Gupta
        Feb 6, 2014 at 6:06 am
        Parliament's Winter Session of 15th Lok Sabha is crucial for congress as well as BJP. bills like Communal Violence Bill, Disability Bill, Women's Reservation Bill including Telangana bill, six anti-corruption bills.
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          Pulkit Gupta
          Feb 6, 2014 at 6:06 am
          Parliament's Winter Session of 15th Lok Sabha is crucial for congress as well as BJP. bills like Communal Violence Bill, Disability Bill, Women's Reservation Bill including Telangana bill, six anti-corruption bills.
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            Mahi Kumari
            Feb 6, 2014 at 9:49 am
            Government also solve Telangana issue very seriously, Telangana issue will be solve in very manner way, all political parties should give their best for smooth parliament running
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              Mahi Kumari
              Feb 6, 2014 at 9:49 am
              Telangana is also in top priority of UPA government, other by disturbing parliament by shooting this loss very much to country so other parties should corporate with government
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                Mahi Kumari
                Feb 6, 2014 at 9:49 am
                Telangana is also in top priority of UPA government, other by disturbing parliament by shooting this loss very much to country so other parties should corporate with government
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                  NoOne
                  Feb 6, 2014 at 10:26 am
                  Exposed once again your bias against united AP.Did all TDP MPs offer support ?. Did not some TDP MPs protested for United AP in LokSabha and RajyaSabha ? Correct your biases and report as a respectable news paper.
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                    NoOne
                    Feb 6, 2014 at 10:26 am
                    Exposed once again your bias against united AP.Did all TDP MPs offer support ?. Did not some TDP MPs protested for United AP in LokSabha and RajyaSabha ? Correct your biases and report as a respectable news paper.
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