Visit of Telangana all-party delegation to Delhi postponed

Hyderabad: The proposed visit of an all-party delegation from Telangana to Delhi on the SC categorisation issue has been postponed, the state government said here today.

Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao was scheduled to lead the all-party delegation to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on February 6 to urge him to take steps for categorisation of Scheduled Castes (SCs) in the state.

However, the Prime Ministers Office informed the Chief Ministers Office here today that the proposed meeting of the all-party delegation with the Prime Minister has been postponed, a release from the CMO said.

The PMO officials informed that the next date of appointment will be conveyed later, it said.

The categorisation of SCs is being sought by certain outfits on the ground that they have not benefited much in the existing system.

The Chief Minister had written a letter inviting all political parties to be part of the delegation.