Telangana formation decision taken too late: D Raja

Reacting to UPA’s decision on separate Telangana state, CPI leader and member of Rajya Sabha D Raja said that the decision has come too late.

Updated: Jul 30, 2013, 20:27 PM IST

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Reacting to UPA’s decision on separate Telangana state, CPI leader and member of Rajya Sabha D Raja said that the decision has come too late.

After the decision on Telangana to be the 29th state of India, Raja said, “It’s too late but however they finally took a decision”.

Earlier, the UPA allies had also endorsed the formation of a separate state.

Addressing the media, senior Congress leaders, Ajay Maken and Digvijay Singh formally announced the decision that was taken at the CWC meet.
"Centre will be asked to take steps for the creation of Telangana," Ajay Maken said. He added that Hyderabad would be the joint capital of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh for ten years.
Maken further said, "The decision taken today was after wide deliberations. Concerns of all parties will be addressed," adding, "The CWC appeals to all Congressmen to give the support so that the formation of Telangana can be carried out in letter and spirit.