The Telangana Joint Action Committee (TJAC) has intensified its activities as part of its efforts to build up pressure on the Centre to take a positive decision on the demand for statehood to Telangana.

The body has announced different protest programmes in the Telangana Ministers constituencies to make them participate in the movement.

Talking to reporters here on Saturday, TJAC co-chairman V. Srinivas Goud and convenor P. Ravinder announced their activities planned from January 20 to 24.

They stated that Telangana Engineers’ Association would take out a car rally from Hyderabad to Komarelli in Jangaon constituency in Warangal district represented by Information Technology Minister Ponnala Lakshmaiah.

The car rally would commence from Uppal ring road and it would return to the city after holding awareness meetings in Mr. Lakshmaiah’s constituency.

They would stage a dharna at Gadwal and ‘dhoom dham’ at Nalgonda on January 21, ‘dhoom dham’ in Warangal on January 22, dharna and ‘dhoom dham’ at Palair in Khammam on January 23, dharna at Huzurnagar in Nalgonda on January 24.

Doctors and medicos would take out a rally at Warangal on the same day.

Meanwhile, a couple of hundred physically-challenged persons staged a demonstration at the Gun Park here on Saturday, lending their voice to the demand for a separate State.

JACs’ decision

Meanwhile, keeping aside their ‘differences’ for the time being, Joint Action Committees of various universities have decided to launch a joint struggle under the Telangana Students Joint Action Committee (TSJAC) to pressurise the Central Government for declaring Telangana on January 28 as promised.