Gaddar resigns as TPF chairman

Noted balladeer Gaddar today resigned as Chairman of Telangana People’s Front (TPF), an organisation floated by him to achieve statehood for the region. Expressing displeasure over the ongoing mode of agitation for separate Telangana statehood, Mr Gaddar said that the Telangana State could not be achieved only through electoral process.

Statehood could not be achieved unless people from the region join the agitation, he said and stressed on the need for changing the present mode of agitation. Talking to mediapersons after submitting his resignation, Mr Gaddar announced that he would participate in the statehood agitation and other protests in public interest in individual capacity.

‘Though I have resigned from the Front, I will cooperate with the parties and leaders who are sincerely involved in the statehood agitation’,he added. Meanwhile, the office-bearers of Telangana People’s Front informed that they would convene a meeting on May 20 to elect a new chairman. It may be mentioned Mr Gaddar founded Telangana Praja Front on October 3, 2010 and a formal announcement was made on October 9.