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Telangana Congress MLAs seek no voting on amendment in the Bill

January 9, 2014

Telangana Congress MLAs submitted individual letters to the Speaker Nadendla Manohar, said that there should be no voting on amendments during the debate on the AP State Reorganization Bill 2013.

The MLAs proposed nine amendments to the Bill that included opposition to Hyderabad as common capital for more than five years and sweeping powers proposed to be vest with the Governor, constitution separate High Courts instead of a common one are some of the others. Another amendment they sought is appropriate changes concerning the distribution and allocation of employees to the successor States to be made on the basis of nativity, distribution of power to be rationalised and allocation of power from existing and under construction companies be re-arranged.

Inclusions proposed

The MLAs wanted inclusion under the XIIIth Schedule establishment of a veterinary university, AIIMS type super speciality hospital cum teaching institution and IIM. They said the proposed NTPCs 4000 MW power plant should be domestic coal based and exclusively dedicated to the State of Telangana.


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