Telangana: JAC for en masse resignation of legislators

JAC unhappy with Srikrishna committee's terms of reference

PTI | February 20, 2010



The Telangana Joint Action Committee (JAC) insisted on Friday that resignations of public representatives would pave way for the realisation of the separate statehood goal, even as TDP legislators refused to quit and Congress walked out of the panel.

"The terms of reference of the Srikrishna Committee are not acceptable to us. We feel that legislators should quit en masse. Only if they join the people in the agitation by quitting their posts, we will be able to build an effective agitation for Telangana," JAC Convener C Kodandaram told reporters.

Asked about the decision of Congress to walk out of JAC, he said the committee is still strong as other parties and people's organisations are part of it.

The JAC would come out with an action plan in another few days, he added.

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