Cong credits Sonia Gandhi for formation of Telangana

Sonia had promised the people of Telangana that she will give them a separate state. She has fulfilled her commitment, said Shinde.

By: Press Trust of India | New Delhi | Published:June 2, 2014 3:43 pm
Former Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde, credited the Congress President for formation of a separate Telangana. Former Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde, credited the Congress President for formation of a separate Telangana. (Source: PTI)

As Telangana came into existence as the 29th state of India, Congress extended best wishes to the people of the state, reminding them that it was not possible without Sonia Gandhi and Manmohan Singh’s support.

Former Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde, in whose tenure the Bill for creation of the new state was passed, credited the Congress President for formation of a separate Telangana.

“It was the desire of Sonia Gandhi. She had promised the people of Telangana that she will give them a separate state. She has fulfilled her commitment and the whole credit goes to her,” Shinde  said to PTI.

Party General Secretary Digvijay Singh, who is in-charge of party affairs in undivided Andhra Pradesh, extended best wishes to the people of the two states.

“New States of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh come into existence. My best wishes to People of both Sates”, he tweeted.

Through another tweet, Singh hoped that through a healthy competitive spirit and mutual cooperation both States would grow. “Best wishes to KCR and Chandrababu Naidu.”

“Let us also not forget that without Soniaji and Manmohan Singhji this wouldn’t have been possible. They fulfilled the commitment made”, he said in another tweet.

Telangana came into existence as the 29th state of India on Monday capping the decades-old struggle in the region for carving out a separate state from Andhra Pradesh.

TDP Chief N Chandrababu Naidu will soon take charge as Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh.

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    SK12
    Jun 3, 2014 at 2:07 am
    The idi0ts in congress did such a botched job of the bifurcation, that it takes years to decades to resolve all the issues of bifurcation. They also caused such animosity between the two states, by not consulting the stake holders, that all issues arising out of the bifurcation need to be handled with extreme sensitivity and care on both sides, so that the people live in peace. KCR needs to control his tongue and actions, now that he is the CM of the state, not an agitator any more.
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      BT
      Jun 4, 2014 at 5:54 pm
      Butter is cheaper than water for Congress. These folks do not miss any opportunity to SoGa, RaGa and PriVaGa. They carry a spoon with them every day and are very creative to butter up all the Ga's.Why don't they credit them for the air we breath and for the sun rising every day and beautiful moon. What they did is divided the state in a way that both states are not happy. People have given their opinions by votes. But still "Thank you Thank you Lady So Ga". My god these folks don;t have any value to add. They don't even use butter well.
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        BT
        Jun 4, 2014 at 11:11 pm
        I have my head high for the leader that is now here to take India out of the mess it has been put in. Sincere thanks to NaMo.
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          Indian
          Jun 3, 2014 at 3:09 am
          I really don't know how these congress shameless people come out and speak. Congress is dead in AP and there is no comeback. Both KCR and Chandra babu will take it from here. Happy to see another 2 states without congress like Tamilnadu. Telangana and AP can progress now.
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            Fraooq
            Jun 2, 2014 at 10:37 am
            Yes, Congress gave T'gana and lost its power. Well done Sonia!! We are proud of you for your extraordinary sacrifice!!! Long live Dyunasty!!!
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              Joy
              Jun 2, 2014 at 10:29 am
              Also because of this they are no where in both states!
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                Sarma
                Jun 2, 2014 at 12:32 pm
                Sonia the Great Destroyer from North , Diggy the shakuni who crafted along with Shinde who is the Dussasana. They thought that they will get maximum MP and MLA seats . they are wiped out. Shall any one thank them for dividing communities.They destro the great Andhra pradesh and killed the TELUGU brotherhood and Diggy created two Koreas in AP.
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                  Sarma
                  Jun 2, 2014 at 12:27 pm
                  YES Sonia the destroyer of Telugu family and brotherhood. Diggy is the Shakuni and Sonia is the Duryodhana and Shinde is Dussasana. You destro Telugu's and you destro yourself. What a shame Sonia ji . For what you divided AP, just to make your son Rahul the PM. and you were wiped out
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