Telangana: 4 Congress MLCs move to join TRS

Telangana: 4 Congress MLCs move to join TRS

Hyderabad: Four Congress MLCs urged the Chairman of Legislative Council K Swamy Goud to merge their party in the upper house with the ruling TRS. The MLCs named M S Prabhakar Rao, T Santosh Kumar, K Damodar Reddy and Akula Lalitha met the chairman and submitted a petition.

A meeting of Congress Legislature Party in the council was held on December 20 and its merger with that of TRS in the council was discussed, they mentioned in a letter.

The letter reads “In the said meeting, we the undersigned have decided and agreed to merge into Telangana Rashtra Samithi Legislature Party in Telangana Legislative Council.”

They stated that “There are six members of Congress party in all in the Telangana Legislative Council.” They said they have the required strength for merger into Telangana Rashtra Samithi Legislature Party under para 4 of Tenth Schedule of the Constitution.

The letter further reads “We, therefore, request you to accept our merger into Telangana Rashtra Samithi Legislature Party in Telangana Legislative Council with immediate effect and our names may be shown in the list of Telangana Rashtra Samithi Legislature Party in Telangana Legislative Council.”