Taking his protest against the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh to the heart of the capital, Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy on Wednesday sat on a silent dharna at Jantar Mantar.
A host of State Ministers and legislators from the Seemandhara region were also present on the dais. Later, he was joined by four Union Ministers — M. Pallam Raju, K. Samba Siva Rao, D. Purandeswari, Killi Kruparani — for a brief period.
“They should not introduce the bill (Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Bill),” Mr. Sambasiva Rao told PTI.
Asked what would be their next course of action in the event of government introducing the bill, he replied, “We will decide at that point of time.”
Mr. Raju alleged that the bill is being taken forward against democratic norms.
“In its current form it, does not do justice to any region. Major concerns related to water and security of people living around Hyderabad have not been adequately addressed,” he claimed.