Hyderabad: Congress leaders on Wednesday visited Basin Polo Ground in Secunderabad and protested against construction of proposed secretariat on the premises. They threatened to intensify protest if Telangana government doesn’t withdraw its decision.
Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) president N. Uttam Kumar Reddy, Leader of the Opposition in the TS Legislative Assembly K. Jana Reddy, leader of opposition in Telangana Legislative Council, Mr. Mohammed Ali Shabbir, former Rajya Sabha member V Hanumanth Rao, President Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee Minority Department Mohammed Khaja Fakhruddin, General Secretary Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee Syed Azmatullah Husain and others were present on the occasion.
The Congress leaders argued that how could be the secretariat which remained productive for the people of united Andhra Pradesh, be unproductive for Telangana. They said there are several priorities of Telangana people and several problems of Telangana are pending with the centre; building a new secretariat without addressing those problems is unfortunate.