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No proposal to create new states out of UP under consideration

No proposal for creation of new states from the existing state of Uttar Pradesh is currently under consideration of the Union Government, Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday.



New Delhi: No proposal for creation of new states from the existing state of Uttar Pradesh is currently under consideration of the Union Government, Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday.

Minister of State for Home Haribhai Parathibhai Chaudhary said that a resolution for division of Uttar Pradesh into four new states namely Paschim Pradesh, Bundelkhand, Avadh Pradesh and Poorvanchal was received from the Government of Uttar Pradesh in November, 2011.

"A set of information was sought from the Government of Uttar Pradesh on this subject in December, 2011 which was not provided by the state government," he said in reply to a written question.

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