"As I said four of the eight political parties have to tell me that they are ready to give their final views," he told reporters here last evening. Chidambaram was asked when the Central government will convene a meeting of eight political parties in Andhra Pradesh to discuss the Telangana issue.
Asked whether any deadline has been fixed for holding the meeting, the Home Minister said, "I think you should ask them (political parties) when they will give their views".
BJP, TRS, CPI, CPI-M -- have already taken a stand on the Telangana issue but the four others were yet to make up their mind. Two earlier meetings of the political parties were held on January 5, 2010 and January 6, 2011.