"Our people would get promotions. Then adjustments, promotions and at the bottomline, filling up vacancies can be done," he said.
With Rao's remarks being interpreted as Andhra employees have to go back after formation of Telangana, TDP MP Nama Nageswara Rao, who belongs to the region, said, "Telangana is not the fiefdom of the TRS president."
Former TRS MP and senior leader Vinod Kumar, however, said Rao only stated the rule position concerning employees post bifurcation.
TRS MLA T Harish Rao said a needless controversy is being made over the comments of the party president.