Sivaramakrishnan Committee has opposed the Vijayawada-Guntur stretch stating that it could cause ecological problems.
Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Rajiv Shukla assured the House the government too was in favour of a discussion on the bill before its passage.
Parties like CPI(M) have criticised the way Telangana Bill has been adopted in Lok Sabha.
Andhra Pradesh Re-organisation Bill, 2014, was passed by voice vote; those opposed termed the process a ‘black day for democracy’.
A large number of students gathered in Osmania University and danced in joy.
Despite slogan shouting in the Andhra Assembly over the Telangana issue, the Assembly passed the Fiscal Responsibility bill.
Consists of 9,000 documents; to be forwarded to President.
Congress leaders have indicated that the passage of the Bill will depend on whether there is a consensus in Parliament.
The Parliament session commences on February 5 and is scheduled to conclude on February 21.
It was all over even before the Telangana MLAs could get their act together to prevent the voice vote.
This comes a day after Reddy threatened to quit politics if the Telangana bill is tabled in Parliament.
Sushilkumar Shinde has already declared the Central government’s intention to table the Telangana bill in the next session of Parliament.
Cong stems some rebellion with RS nomination.
Andhra Pradesh Assembly witnessed dramatic scenes with ministers from Telangana region demanding that the Chief Minister should quit as they no longer recognised him as leader of the House.
Bill is likely to be brought before Parliament which starts session on February 5.
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