The TDP has asked the TRS president K. Chandrasekhar Rao to break his silence on the remarks made by two Union Ministers Sushil Kumar Shinde and Ghulam Nabi Azad.

Addressing a the press here on Saturday, Motkupalli Narasimhulu, a former Minister, accused the Congress and TRS of deceiving the people of Telangana by creating confusion over the issue of statehood. “His silence on the damaging statements of Mr. Shinde and Mr. Azad is an indication of the diversionary tactics being employed by the TRS,” he said.