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The News Minute | January 16, 2015 | 9:10 am IST The Telangana state division of the BJP is planning a series of activities to mark the fourth anniversary of Telangana Poru Yatra which is the first after the formation of Telangana on January 19. According to a press release, state party president G. Kishen Reddy is planning to visit the entry point of river Krishna into the state in Krishna village and offer prayers followed by a meeting. On 19 January 2012, Kishan Reddy started the 22-day Telangana 'Poru Yatra', a journey of 3500 km in the state, to touch 986 villages and 84 assembly constituencies stressing the need for Telangana. The tour was successful in reiterating the party's pro-Telangana stance. Without the support of the BJP, separate Telangana wouldn’t have seen the light of the day,” N. Ramchander Rao, national executive member, BJP, added in the press release. Tweet Follow @thenewsminute
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