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In PHOTOS: Roar for Telangana rises again

Last updated on: December 16, 2010 22:19 IST

Roar for Telangana rises again

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Mohammad Siddique in Warangal

People of Telangana, aspiring for a separate state for more than half a century, on Thursday erupted in an unprecedented roar to deliver an ultimatum to the central government that their patience was running out and it will have face the 'fury of Telangana' if does not grant their demand after December 31.

At an unprecedented show of strength at Warangal, the political nerve centre of Telangana, a mammoth gathering from all over the region sounded a warning that the people's patience was running out.

Addressing the meeting, Telangana Rashtra Samiti president K Chandrasekhar Rao said that the decisive movement was arriving fast and the central government will have to keep its word and fulfil the announcement made by Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on December 9 last year.

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'Please don't test our patience any further'

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The Telangana Mahagarjana rally, called by the TRS, passed a resolution demanding that the government move a bill for the formation of Telangana state in the coming session of Parliament.

"We will launch a Satyagraha for Telangana state and will paralyse the entire administration", he said, adding, "If even then the Centre does not come down we will show our fury and power."

He warned that no power on earth, no guns and bullets will be able to stop the people of Telangana from achieving their goals now.

Pointing out that the people of Telangana were waging their struggle for the last 54 years for their separate state, he told the central government, "Please don't test our patience any further."



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'Conspiracies and games will not work this time'

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He warned the Congress and Telugu Desam Party against playing any games to stall or delay the process of formation of Telangana.

He told the people that the central government could not bring the bill in Parliament last year because of the "politics of conspiracy" of Andhra and Rayala Seema leaders.

"They came together within an hour to stop Telangana," he said.

He exuded confidence that such conspiracies and games will not work this time.

Prof Kodanda Ram, convenor of the Telangana Joint Action Committee, warned that nobody will be able to do any thing if all the people of Telangana come out of their home at the same time.



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