BJP to mark fourth anniversary of Telangana Poru Yatra
news Friday, January 16, 2015 - 05:30
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 wouldnâ€™t have seen the light of the day,â€ť N. Ramchander Rao, national executive member, BJP, added in the press release. Tweet Follow @thenewsminute
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