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TRS drums up support for Telangana Bill

PTI  New Delhi, February 02, 2014
First Published: 18:45 IST(2/2/2014) | Last Updated: 18:50 IST(2/2/2014)

With the Telangana Bill expected tocome up in Parliament during the session beginning February 5, TRS chief K Chandrasekhar Rao today held a series of meetings with leaders of regional parties to garner support for the bill.

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Rao called on RJD leader Lalu Prasad Yadav and LJP chief Ram Vilas Paswan here. Later in the evening, he is expected to meet JD(U) president Sharad Yadav at the latter's residence.

According to Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) sources, Lalu Prasad had responded positively to their appeal.

"The meetings are part of our party's drive to get support from other political parties for the passage of the Telangana Bill in Parliament.

Our leader is also slated to meet BJP president Rajnath Singh and BSP chief Mayawati for the purpose tomorrow," a senior TRS leader said.


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