RLD for smaller states

Last Updated: Monday, November 21, 2011 - 00:44

Lucknow: Supporting Uttar Pradesh Chief
Minister Mayawati`s proposal to divide the state into four
parts, the Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) on Sunday said it would bring a
private member`s resolution in the Assembly in this regard.

"Though Mayawati has announced to bring a resolution
for creation of Awadh Pradesh, Paschim Pradesh, Bundelkhand
and Purvanchal in the Assembly session commencing tomorrow, it
finds no mention in the list of business.
"Our party will bring a private member`s resolution in
this regard," RLD leader in the Assembly Kokab Hamid and party
state chief Baba Hardev Singh said in a joint press conference
here.

Asked whether they would support the BSP if it brings a
resolution for creation of four states, Hamid said the RLD was
in favour of smaller states and would support the move.
"The BSP should also support our resolution," he said.

PTI



First Published: Monday, November 21, 2011 - 00:44

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