Telangana Sadhana Samithi, a political party in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, working for statehood for the Telangana region.
TSS was formed in 2001 when A. Narendra, an MP from the Medak constituency, broke away from Bharatiya Janata Party. Narendra became the founding president of TSS.The Hindu : "TSS to observe Nov. 1 as 'protest day'" In February 2002, TSS won one seat (out of 100) in the Municipal Corporation of Hyderabad elections. It had contested all seats.
Merger with TRS
In 11 August 2002 TSS merged with Telangana Rashtra Samithi.http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2002-08-12/hyderabad/27305491_1_tss-telangana-sadhana-samithi-trs, http://www.hindu.com/2002/08/12/stories/2002081202900400.htm He became a central minister when TRS joined the UPA in the government. Category:Defunct political parties in Andhra Pradesh Category:2001 establishments in India Category:Political parties established in 2001 Category:Political parties disestablished in 2002 Category:Political parties in India Category:Bharatiya Janata Party breakaway groups