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Cong flays TRS govt for denying Rahul permission to visit OU

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

today came down on the TRS government in Telangana for declining permission for party Rahul Gandhi's proposed meeting at state run Osmania University on security grounds.

"We feel there is nothing more painful and more deplorable an issue than the denying permission to the effort of of party, which gave (separate) Telangana, to interact with the students of that (Osmania) University as per their desire," M Bhatti Vikramarka, Working of Telangana Pradesh Committee (TPCC), told reporters.

Citing security concerns, the University had yesterday declined permission for Congress Rahul Gandhi's proposed meeting with students on its campus during his visit to the state on August 13 and 14.

University Ch had said they declined permission as they had no mechanism to provide security to the

However, they might review the decision if local police or any other government agency such as the Special Protection Group (SPG) assures the university of Gandhi's security, he had said.

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First Published: Sat, August 11 2018. 20:45 IST