Centre Announces ToR on Telangana, Panel to Submit Report by Dec 31
Announcing a seven-point terms of reference (ToR) for the Telangana committee, the Centre has said that the panel will hold consultations with all sections of people in Andhra Pradesh, in particular political parties, on demand of creating separate Telangana state, said media reports.
According to ToR, the five-member committee, led by Justice (retd) BN Srikrishna will ‘examine the situation in Andhra Pradesh with reference to demand for a separate state of Telangana as well as the demand for maintaining the present status of united Andhra Pradesh’.
“It will review the development in the state since its formation and their impact on the progress and development of different regions of the state,” the ToR said.
Also, the committee, including Rabin Singh, Abusaleh Shariff, Ravinder Kaur and former home secretary Vinod K Duggal as member-secretary, ‘will examine the impact of the recent developments in the state on the different sections of the people such as women, children, students, minorities, SCs and STs’, said reports.
The Centre has asked the committee to submit its report by December 31 this year, reports said.
The ToR further said that the committee will ‘identify the key issues that must be addressed while considering the matter’, said report.
(Based on media reports)