The Telangana Congress Legislature Party (CLP) leader Mallu Bhatti Vikramarka's indefinite fast over what he calls the "undemocratic" merger of 12 Congress MLAs with the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) entered the second day on Sunday.
The Speaker, on June 6, had recognised the merger of 12 legislators, hours after they met him and made a request.
Vikramarka alleged that Chandrashekhar Rao was indulging in "political terrorism".
He said the Speaker did not take action on Congress party's petitions for disqualifying the defectors but acted quickly for the merger after their numbers swelled to 12.
The merger brought down the Congress tally in the 119-member Assembly to six. The party may also lose the position of leader of opposition.
The All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM), which has seven MLAs, has decided to approach the Speaker seeking the leader of opposition status for the party.
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