Telangana: Draft Bill may get a nod today, Seemandhra may go on strike

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New Delhi, Feb 6: Amid speculations and differences, the Telangana bifurcation Bill may finally see the light of the day today. The first day of the 15th and the last Parliament session yesterday was tumultous with Andhra Pradesh MPs disrupting the proceedings continuously, leading to multiple adjournments.

There were clashes outside the Telangana Bhavan between pro and anti-Telangana groups as the Centre declared that it will push the Bill anyway.Top leaders like the Andhra Pradesh CM N Kiran Kumar Reddy held a silent protest at Jantar Mantar.

The President met both Jagan Mohan Reddy and Kiran Kumar Reddy over the issue later yesterday. While Kiran Reddy said that over 70 percent of AP is against bifurcation, Jagan threatened to move an adjournment motion in the House.

A GoM meet will be held today to discuss the issue, although tit had finalised the Bill and approved the Cabinet note on Tuesday. Government employees from Seemandhra region threatened that they would go on strike if the Bill is tabled in the Parliament. Reddy, however said that he would decide the next course of action by consulting his MPs and MLAs.

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