Expelled Telangana Congress MLAs begin 48-hour hunger strike

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Mar 14, 2018, 1:38 am IST
Updated Mar 14, 2018, 1:38 am IST
The Congress said that with this comment, Mr KCR has accepted that Mr Goud’s incident was a drama.
Komatireddy Venkata Reddy
 Komatireddy Venkata Reddy

Hyderabad: Telangana Congress is on a path of war over the expulsion of two MLAs and suspension of MLAs and MLCs.

Expelled Congress MLAs Komatireddy Venkata Reddy and S.A. Sampath Kumar have started a 48 hours hun-ger strike on Tuesday evening at the party he-adquarters in Gandhi Bhavan, against the TRS government, for expelling them from the House. 

 

TPCC president N. Uttam Kumar Reddy and Opposition leader K. Jana Reddy, leader of Opposition in the Legi-slative Council Mohm-mad Ali Shabbir and ot-her MLAs, MLCs ext-ended their solidarity to Mr Komatireddy and Mr Sampath Kumar. 

Meanwhile, Telanga-na Youth Congress lea-ders burnt Telangana State Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao in effigy at Nampally ma-in road, protesting aga-inst the expulsion of the two Congress MLAs.

TPCC has decided to hold public meetings in the name of ‘Save Dem-ocracy’. Mr Uttam Kumar Reddy said a public meetings will be held on March 20 at Na-lgonda and on March 22 and 23 at Alampur. 

He gave a call to the party cadre to conduct protests across the sta-te in the name of “KCR ko Hatavo- Telangana ko bachavo”. He told the party cadre to conduct protests in every district and mandal headquarters. 

War on Social Media:
The Telangana Cong-ress has started a war on social media also. The Congress had posted a video on Facebook relating to KCR’s speech in the Assembly on Tuesday at the time of the Congress MLAs suspension. Telangana Congress claimed that Mr KCR himself accep-ted that Legislative Co-uncil Chairman Swa-my Goud’s injury on eye is a drama enacted by them. The Congress, in its post, said that KCR said in the Assembly that if the Congress MLAs behave decently in the House, there is no need for them to play a drama (Natakam)”. 

The Congress said that with this comment, Mr KCR has accepted that Mr Goud’s incident was a drama.

Location: India, Telangana, Hyderabad




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