He said that the Group of Ministers (GoM) would draft the bill after looking into various issues like sharing of river water, gas, electricity and revenue.

Cabinet approves creation of Telangana as 29th state

Jaipal Reddy was talking to reporters after the Union Cabinet decided to carve out separate Telangana state. The senior leader who is the only Cabinet Minister from Telangana spoke in favour of formation of separate state in the meeting.

He termed October 3 a historic day for Telangana and said that the decision was taken in tune with the aspirations of the people of the region, who had been striving for their own state for 60 years.

"It's a victory of Telangana people but not defeat of others," Jaipal Reddy said and assured people of Seemandhra living in Hyderabad that justice will be done to all.

"Nobody can do injustice to anybody as there is the Constitution to take care of all people," he added.


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