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Tuesday, September 11, 2012

TELANGANA TALK Centre wary of red terror in `T': Shinde

Union Home Minister, Mr Sushilkumar Shinde
The Union home minister, Mr Sushilkumar Shinde, on Monday said that the Centre would not make any announcement on Telangana without considering the Naxal problem.

Stating that reports had indicated that “creation of smaller states had seen the spread of Naxalism”, the minister said that with Naxal activities on the rise in smaller states like Chhattisgarh, the Centre was bound to consider the Naxal issue before taking a decision on Telangana.

Addressing a press conference in New Delhi on Monday, Mr Shinde, who as the home minister, deals with the formation of new states under Article 3 of statute, said that many delegations from AP had met him recently to place their views on the Telangana issue. “I have heard them carefully. It is a long pending issue. There are different opinions and we have to see all of them. We have to deal carefully,” he said.

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