Cabinet approves 10 dist Telangana

Union cabinet has approved Telangana state consisting of 10 districts. The meeting started at 5 PM and extended upto 8:15PM.

Kavuri and Pallam Raju left the meet early.

The Union Cabinet on Thursday night cleared a bill for creation of Telangana State having 10 districts.

“We want the bill to be tabled in winter session of Parliament,” Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde told the media after the Cabinet meeting.

The common capital for both Telangana and the residual State will be Hyderabad for a period not exceeding 10 years, Mr. Shinde said.

Special status will be accorded to both States under Article 371 D of for equitable opportunities, he added.

[with inputs from PTI]

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