Telangana government forms panel over demand for 4 additional districts

The committee, headed by TRS MP K Keshava Rao, would look into the demand for creation of Jangaon, Sircilla, Gadwal and Asifabad districts, a release from the CMO said.

By: PTI | Hyderabad | Updated: October 4, 2016 2:40 pm
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The Telangana government on Tuesday formed a ‘high-power committee’ to look into the demand for constituting four particular districts in addition to the proposed 17 districts.

The committee, headed by TRS MP K Keshava Rao, would look into the demand for creation of Jangaon, Sircilla, Gadwal and Asifabad districts, a release from the CMO said.

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Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao formed the committee in view of the request from public representatives for the formation of the four districts.

The state government has already proposed to form 17 new districts, in addition to the existing 10.

Rao asked the committee to submit its report by October 7 afternoon, the release said.

The new districts are proposed to come into existence from the Dasara festival

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