"He (PM) said the government is seriously committed and we are under any circumstances creating the Telangana state," he told reporters in Delhi after meeting the Prime Minister at his residence. (Agencies)
The TRS supremo, accompanied by a delegation of party leaders, also submitted a memorandum to the Prime Minister consisting of nine demands.
According to it, Telangana would face considerable power shortage after its formation. To bridge the gap, NTPC should establish a 4,000 mega watt power plant in the region.
Adequate natural gas should also be alloted for setting up of 1400 mega watt plant at Shankerpally to meet burgeoning needs of Hyderabad, it said.
TRS also sought setting up of a high court, IIM, and an AIIMS branch in Telangana.
The memorandum said that the debates that have taken place regarding the Andhra Pradesh Reorganization Bill, 2013 in both the Houses of the state legislature have deepened the divide further.
"In such a conflicting scenario various aspects of the bill dealing with the Legislative Assembly, High Court, power sector and higher education need a surgical treatment. This is essential for healthy evolution of Telangana polity," the memorandum added.
Andhra division must be peaceful: PM
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday met a delegation of TRS leaders and appealed to them that the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh ‘should be peaceful’.
"Nothing should be said or done that can inflame passions. I appeal to all that the bifurcation process should be peaceful," the prime minister told the delegation led by party chief KC Rao.
The Telangana Rashtriya Samithi (TRS) leaders presented the prime minister with a memorandum on Telangana state, said the PMO.
The meeting with the Prime Minister took place even as MPs from the Seemandhra region of the state protested outside North Block to denounce the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh.
"He (PM) said the government is seriously committed and we are under any circumstances creating the Telangana state," he told reporters in Delhi after meeting the Prime Minister at his residence.