Bharatiya Janata Party President Nitin Gadkari supported the aspirations for a separate Telangana state. He promised that his party would fulfill the people’s demand after coming back to power at the Centre. Gadkari reminded that BJP has always been in favour of smaller states. He blamed that the ruling Congress Party for the political crisis in the state where almost all the legislators belonging to the region had resigned in support of the demand. He assured if elected to power, his would be the first national party to adopt a resolution for a separate Telangana state.