Hyderabad, July 2 (INN): Panchayat Raj Minister K Jana Reddy on Tuesday urged the Seemandhra leaders to cooperate in smooth division of the State to create Telangana.
Addressing a joint press conference along with Deputy Chief Minister C Damodar Rajanarasimha and others, Jana Reddy said that the Seemandhra leaders should not create any hurdles in formation of Telangana State. He said that Congress leaders from all three regions should help the party high command in resolving the decade-old Telangana issue.
Jana Reddy said that after bifurcation, two Telugu States could continue mutual cooperation and can emerge as model States in the country.
When asked whether he was confident of Centre giving statehood for the Telangana region, Jana Reddy said that the Congress-led UPA Government has held deliberations several times and would soon announce its decision.
Ministers B Prasada Kumar and Basavaraju Saraiah, Government Whips Arepally Mohan and Eravatri Anil, MP Suresh Shetkar, MLC Mohammad Ali Shabbir and others.