Congress to move High Court as 12 of its 18 MLAs want party to merge with TRS

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Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee Chief Uttam Kumar Reddy announced that the party will be approaching High Court against the 12 of 18 MLAs of Indian National Congress who met Assembly Speaker P Srinivas Reddy and gave him a representation to merge the Congress Legislature Party with ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi. This comes after Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) chief Uttam Kumar Reddy tendered his resignation from Assembly after being elected to Lok Sabha from Nalgonda.

Uttam Kumar Reddy said MLAs are benefiting out of changing parties .

“We’re going to Telangana High Court tomorrow and if we don’t get sufficient remedy, we’ll go to Supreme Court. We’ll also be filing cases in the Lokpal with evidence of MLAs benefiting out of changing partiesThe Speaker hasn’t withheld the dignity of his office. We tried to contact him by every means but he wasn’t available for us,” Uttam Humar Reddy said.

” We are going on a 36 hours fast on June 8.But in some secret place the speaker took some representation from defected Congress MLAs against whom disqualification notices under anti-defection law are pending with him, and announces merger of Congress Legislature Party. Can anything be more disgraceful?, he added,
Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) president N Uttam Kumar Reddy Wednesday resigned as MLA in view of his election to the Lok Sabha in the recent polls.

The resignation was accepted by Assembly Speaker Pocharam Srinivasa Reddy, official sources said.

A notification had been issued declaring Huzurnagar assembly constituency, represented by Reddy, as vacant, they said.

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