The Pradesh Congress Committee of Telangana has announced to celebrate December 9 as ‘Telangana Day’. P Chidambaram, the Union Home Minister in the then UPA government had announced to start the process of formation of Telangana. The team Congress announced to celebrate the day at grand level across the newly formed state.
This political move of the Congress may create another rift between the Opposition and the State Government, as the later officially declared to celebrate ‘Telangana Day’ on June 2.
It is also considered as a birthday gift to the party president Sonia Gandhi, whose birthday falls on the same day. All the bigwigs of Congress in the state will participate in the grand celebration of Congress’ ‘Telangana Day’.