"The Centre bungled up the state bifurcation issue from the start and at every stage. The current situation is a result of that (bungling). It should understand that," Kiran said while terming the incidents as "very unfortunate".

"The Prime Minister says his heart bleeds over such incidents. But he should understand that hearts of crores of Telugu people are bleeding because of the undemocratic acts of the Centre," the Chief Minister said.

18 Andhra LS MPs suspended

Kiran is on a collision course with the Centre over division of Andhra Pradesh.

The Chief Minister termed as the "most undemocratic act" the tabling of the AP Reorganisation Bill in Lok Sabha on Thursday.

"It is not the way to introduce a Bill. There are rules, procedures, constitution and years of experience. It's not enough to say we are a largest democracy...We should uphold democratic values," Kiran said.

Fisticuffs, pepper spraying witnessed during passage of Telangana Bill in LS

He also found fault with the suspension of 17 MPs belonging to Seemaandhra region from Parliament for the rest of the session.

Kiran also took a jibe at the Congress high command and questioned Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s dinner diplomacy.

"My party calls BJP 'communal' but why is it having lunch with such a party?..You are spreading poison," Kiran remarked, referring to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s lunch hosted for BJP leaders yesterday to ensure smooth passage of the AP Reorganization Bill.

"They are ready to dine with a communal party but not willing to talk to their own people," he added.


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