VIJAYAWADA: Vijayawada MP Lagadapati Rajagopal in a letter to Union Home Minister P.Chidambaram asked him to constitute a committee to look into the Telangana issue “taking into consideration the interests and opinions of various stakeholders”.

In the letter a copy of which was faxed here the MP said former Chief Minister Y.S.Rajasekhara Reddy had announced the formation of such a committee on the floor of the Assembly. It was also included in the election manifesto and on the basis of which the Congress party got the mandate of the people.

The letter said that in a federal set up the Central Government could constitute the committee if the State Government failed to resolve the issue.