Ex-PM Manmohan Singh greets people of Telangana on eve of formation day

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, under whose government the decision to carve out a separate state of Telangana was taken on Sunday greeted the people of the region on the eve of its formation day.

PTI| Last Updated: Jun 01, 2014, 23:34 PM IST

New Delhi: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, under whose government the decision to carve out a separate state of Telangana was taken on Sunday greeted the people of the region on the eve of its formation day.
In a message to state governor ESL Narasimhan, he wished the people of the new state a "glorious future and sustained prosperity".
Telangana would come into existence as the 29th state of India tomorrow, capping the decades-old struggle in the region for carving out a separate state from Andhra Pradesh.