DC | 6 hours 53 sec ago
Hyderabad: AICC general secretary Digvijay Singh told a group of senior Congress leaders from the Telangana region, who met him in Delhi, that the process of dividing the state is moving very fast and no one can stop it now.
He said that they can go to the people and tell them confidently that the Congress has granted a separate state of Telangana and that Sonia Gandhi has understood the sentiments of the Telangana people.
It is understood that the Telangana Bill will be ready by November 15. Taking the state Assembly’s opinion on the Telangana Bill will be completed by the end of November and it should go before Parliament in the first week of December.
A crucial meeting on sharing of river waters by both states will be held on October 28. Draft bills creating the states of Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, and Uttarakhand are being studied by officials preparing the draft bill.
According to one source, the government is planning to introduce the Telangana Bill in Parliament on December 9, which is Sonia Gandhi’s birthday. Another source says the Bill will be introduced in Parliament on December 7 and approved by the house on December 9.
Courtesy Deccan Chronicle