New Delhi: The Central Government which is still in a fix over the Telangana statehood demand will now have to examine the resolution passed by Uttar Pradesh Assembly proposing the division of the state into four parts.

"We have just received a four-line resolution passed by the UP state assembly. The matter is being examined in the Ministry of Home Affairs," Home Minister P Chidambaram said here on Wednesday.

Chidambaram refused to speak further on it as the matter is a politically sensitive issue.

However, one senior Home Ministry official said the division of Uttar Pradesh into four parts is a political tactics which cannot be taken very seriously. But the fact is that the proposal has been passed in the state Assembly, the Home Ministry has to face political pressure, he added.

Notably, the Centre is still undecided over the Telangana issue. Chidambaram on Wednesday asserted that four parties from Andhra Pradesh, including Congress have not cleared their stand on the Telanga issue, but expressed hope that the process to reach on a unanimous opinion would begin after the views submitted by these parties.

JPN/Bureau