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'TRS govt purposefully not celebrating Nizam state merger with India'

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

Alleging that the in is intentionally not celebrating the of erstwhile Nizam State with the Indian Union, state president today said an agitation similar to the separate statehood stir needs to be organised for the purpose.

Speaking at a round-table meeting organised by the here, he asked why Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, who favoured the official celebration of the day of (September 17) during undivided Andhra Pradesh, has changed his stance now.

Laxman, who has recently undertaken a 'yatra' with the demand that the state officially celebrate the day, said Union Home Minister would attend a public meeting to be organised by the party on September 17 at Nizamabad.

has alleged that the was not officially celebrating the day due to "vote politics" and also under pressure from the MIM.

The party today released a poster for the Nizamabad meeting.

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First Published: Fri, September 15 2017. 23:22 IST