andhra-pradesh-news

Telangana to have two more districts

New Delhi, Dec 2 : The proposed state of Telangana will include two more districts of Anantapur and Kurnool in Rayalaseema region, said reports on Monday.


According to media reports, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress chief Sonia Gandhi have approved the decision to include them by redrawing the boundaries of proposed Telangana state.

This new region would be known as 'Rayala-Telangana', said an NDTV report.

The union cabinet meeting on Tuesday would approve of the same and send it for the nod of the President, said reports.

The new state was expected to have 10 districts, a population of 35.38 million and an area of 1.14 lakh square km and including Andhra Pradesh capital Hyderabad, which will serve as a common capital for 10 years.

The Group of Ministers (GoM) on Telangana earlier had submitted its draft on bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh and creation of Telangana as the 29th state of India.

India's ruling Congress party in July this year approved a move to carve out the Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh as the 29th state of the country, giving in to a five-decade-long demand from supporters in a major decision ahead of 2014 elections.

Officially urging the government to take constitutional steps that will see the state's formation, the Congress Working Committee (CWC) passed a resolution following a meeting of the constituents of the ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA).

The Telangana region, which merged with Andhra Pradesh in 1956 against the wishes of many local residents, comprises 10 districts - Adilabad, Hyderabad, Khammam, Karimnagar, Mahbubnagar, Medak, Nalgonda, Nizamabad, Rangareddy, and Warangal.

--IBNS (Posted on 02-12-2013)

andhra-pradesh-news headlines

15 cr new voters to vote this time

Tele-medicine centre in each village: TRS candidate's promise

Rs 190 cr withdrawn in Medak in 30-days through ATMs

Hyderabadi's death in Sri Lanka: AP police probing kidney racket

Prepare calender of dharmic events: TTD EO

BJP fields Purandeswari from Rajampet

Congress releases second list for Seemandhra

Golden Jubilee Reunion of 87th, 88th pilots, 27th navigators courses

Sonia launches campaign in Telangana

Loksatta manifesto in tune with constitution:Katari

TDP dark age a blot on state politics: Jagan

TDP complains to EC on YSRCP flouting model code of conduct

Quick Links: Goa | Munnar | Pondicherry | Free Yearly Horoscope '2014

Comments

Your e-mail:


Your Full Name:


Type verification image:
verification image, type it in the box

Message:

Back to Top