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Goa CM Laxmikant Parsekar favours smaller states

Favouring smaller states, Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar has said that Goa is able to do a lot for its people because it has attained full statehood.

Not against smaller states including Telangana: Cong

Amid reports that decision on Telangana issue will be taken this month, Congress on Monday said it was not against creation of smaller states.

RLD for smaller states

Supporting UP CM Mayawati`s proposal to divide the state into four parts, RLD said it would bring a private member`s resolution in the Assembly.

Govt rules out forming States Comm to create small states

The Centre ruled out constitution of a second States Reorganisation Commission for
creation of smaller states.

Nitish for SRC for smaller states

Smaller states being formed should have an effective strength of around 150 members in the state assembly.

Mulayam against formation of smaller states

Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh
Yadav on Sunday said he was against formation of smaller states,
including Gorkhaland, as their governments generally had a
`weak` grip on the administration.

Smaller states needed for balanced development: BJP

Amidst demands for carving
out separate Koshala and Kalinga states from Orissa, BJP today
said it favoured creation of smaller states for speedy and
balanced development of different regions of the country.

Congress indicates reluctance to demands for smaller states

With the Telengana issue
opening a floodgate of demands for creation of smaller states,
Congress seems to have developed cold feet on the setting up
of a second States Reorganisation Commission.

Give importance to people`s wishes on smaller states: Kalam

Former president APJ Abdul Kalam has said the wishes of the people of Telangana should be given priority.