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Posted on Dec 19, 07:14AM | UNI
Karnataka Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar today welcomed Lok Sabha passing Bill on amendment to article 371 J to accord special status to the most backward Hyderabad-Karnataka Region.
Expressing his happiness over passage of the Bill, he said "it will help in the development of the region which was otherwise a most backward all these days." "Let the Centre implement and development of the region ensuring job opporutnity, reservation in Education and social activities begin soon," he added.
In State Capital Bangalore, crackers were burnt by Congress activists in front of Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) and distributed sweets to express their happiness over news for which was a more than three decade dream of the people of the region.