Hyderabad, Dec 5 (ANI): The Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) on Saturday called for a 48 hour shutdown from Monday in the region as its chief K Chandrashekhar Rao, who is on fast for the last six days was moved into the intensive care unit (ICU) of the Nizam Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS) here.
According to the hospital sources, Rao was shifted to the ICU following deterioration in his condition.
Rao has turned down an appeal of Praja Rajyam Party (PRP) president K Chiranjeevi to end his indefinite fast.
Chiranjeevi also urged both the state and Central governments to take an appropriate decision on the Telangana cause.
The Joint Action Committee of Telangana Students Unions has also stepped up its stir for a separate state.
The TRS student's wing laid siege to the residences of Congress ministers, MPs and MLAs in various districts of Andhra Pradesh.
In another significant development state ministers hailing from the Telangana region held another meeting under the leadership of Home Minister P Sabita Indra Reddy and decided to write a letter to Conrgess president Sonia Gandhi explaining the prevailing situation in Telangana.
Andhra Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) president D Srinivas said he would leave for New Delhi on Monday to appraise High Command about the ongoing struggle for Telangana and the need for taking prompt decision on the statehood demand. (ANI)