(Continued from Page 1) Busy clearing files in his chambers at the Secretariat and apparently unfazed over the desertion of his close associates, the Minister declined to predict how these developments would impact the party in the elections.

“I will continue to do my duty as I am confident that the Congress high command will concede the demand for Telangana before the 2014 elections,” he said.

Dismissing reports that he was vying for the Home Minister portfolio, he said, “ I don’s see much significance in the Chief Minister’s post itself. ” He said he had never aspired for any post in the first place. Moreover, under the present circumstances, holding any post was a delicate proposition.

BC reservation list soon

The Panchayat Raj Minister said that in another three days, the BC reservation list would come and in a week SC, ST, BC reservations would be forwarded to the State Election Commission.

They expect to hold Panchayat elections in July first week, he added.