Cong trying to build consensus on creating Telangana: Sonia
Congress president Sonia Gandhi indicated her party favoured creating a separate Telangana state and was trying to build a consensus on the issue.india Updated: Feb 28, 2009 20:20 IST
Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Saturday indicated her party favoured creating a separate Telangana state and was trying to build a consensus on the issue.
“We have no ideological problems on the separate statehoood demand for Telangana. However, there are some related probelms which have to be sorted out through deliberations with all concerned and consensus,” Gandhi said while addressing a public meeting organised by AP Congress Committee (APCC) in Secunderabad today.
Stating that no force could now stop India from marching ahead, the UPA Chairperson asserted that “we will face any challenges that confront the country”.
She hoped Congress would once again get the support of people to take India to new heights.
“This is election time and decisive time. People should decide who will lead the country to progress and who will try only to grab power,” she remarked and cautioned the people against falling into the trap of divisive foreces.
First Published: Feb 28, 2009 20:19 IST