No proposal under consideration for statehood to Delhi: Govt

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 16:15

New Delhi: There is no proposal before the Union government to accord statehood to Delhi, Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday.
In a written reply to a question asked by Rajya Sabha member Vijay Goel, Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju said, "At present, no proposal is under consideration of the Union government to accord statehood to Delhi."
The BJP in its manifesto for the last Assembly elections had promised full statehood for Delhi.

PTI

First Published: Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 16:15

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