Hyderabad: Members of Parliament belonging to Tamil Nadu's ruling DMK met Telangana IT minister K.T. Rama Rao here on Wednesday. The MPs, who met the minister at Telangana Bhavan, handed over a letter written by TN chief minister M.K. Stalin to his Telangana counterpart K. Chandrashekhar Rao urging the latter to extend support for the demand to abolish NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test). T.K.S. Elangovan, the Rajya Sabha MP, told reporters that the DMK is demanding the abolition of NEET in the interest of students' future and opposing the Centre's stand on the issue.
Stalin had recently written letters to 12 chief ministers seeking their support to abolish NEET.
"Met the team of DMK MPs from Tamilnadu who visited Telangana Bhavan today to submit a letter to Hon'ble Minister KTR garu seeking support from our TS Government for the cancellation of #NEET Examinations this year as a part of their protest against Center's policy. @KTRTRS, (sic)" tweeted Dr Ranjith Reddy, Member of Parliament from Chevella who was present during the meeting.