New Delhi: Ahead of the crucial Congress meeting on Telangana, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy on Friday met Congress President Sonia Gandhi. Reddy briefed Congress Chief about the political situation in the state.
The meeting came amid indications that Congress has decided to spell out a clear stand on the vexed issue of separate statehood soon. Sources said that more than half a dozen Lok Sabha MPs from Telangana region on Friday held a meeting at the residence of MP Ponnam Prabhakar.

The meeting was also attended by ministers from Telangana region in the Reddy-led government in the state. The MPs Prabhakar, Madhuyakshi Goud, Sukhender Reddy, S Rajaiah, Suresh Kumar Shetkar and others also held a meeting at the residence of AICC secretary and a senior leader from the region V Haumantha Rao.
The pro-Telangana leaders have plans to meet AICC general secretary in-charge for the state Digvijay Singh and Gandhi's secretary Ahmed Patel before the Core Group meeting in which some finality on the issue is expected.
Union Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad, who was the AICC in-charge of Andhra Pradesh before Digvijay is also expected to attend the Core Group meeting.


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