Hyderabad, Jul 17 (UNI) Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) leaders and workers today staged dharna before houses of Union Ministers and Congress MPs demanding they mount pressure on the Centre for the creation of separate Telangana state, in the city.
TRS leaders Harish Rao, Vijayarama Rao and E Rajendar along with partymen staged dharna before the houses of Union Ministers S Jaipal Reddy and Renuka Choudary, CWC Member G Venkataswami and Congress MP S Satayanarayana.
Speaking to newspersons here, Mr Rao said this was the right time to exert pressure on congress president Sonia Gandhi and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for the statehood of Telangana.
The TRS would support the UPA government during the trust vote if the Centre made a statement in favour of formation of Telangana, he added.
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