Minister for Endowments Jupally Krishan Rao, who tendered his conditional resignation to the Chief Minister on March 3, has announced that he will tour entire Telangana to mobilise public opinion and exert pressure on the Centre to give statehood to the region.

Speaking at a meeting organised at Pebbair in Mahabubnagar district as part of his ‘Palamuru Prajabhiyan' yatra on Tuesday, he said posts were nothing more than baits to Telangana leaders and many leaders were either not ready to bite the bait or ready to sacrifice posts for the cause. . He would complete his yatra in Mahabubnagar district by the month-end and would embark upon Telangana yatra and was planning to visit every village in the region in support of the cause.