Hyderabad: A cabinet minister and three legislators of the ruling Congress party in Andhra Pradesh Tuesday resigned to protest the state's proposed bifurcation.
Infrastructure Minister G. Srinivasa Rao resigned both from the cabinet and the party. He faxed his resignation letter to Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan, his aides said.
Two legislators from Seemandhra also resigned in protest against the central government's move to go ahead with the formation of a separate Telangana state.