Telangana state to be born on June 2

Mar 05, 2014, 07:41 IST | Agencies

New Delhi: A separate Telangana state will formally come into being on June 2, the central government said Tuesday.

Pro-Telangana activists in Mumbai celebrate Indian parliament's decision to carve out a seperate Telangana State. Pic: mid day

The union home ministry fixed June 2 as the appointed day or formation day of Telangana state. The same day, the residual Andhra Pradesh state will come into existence.

President Pranab Mukherjee on March 1 gave his assent to Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Bill 2014. The gazette notification was published the same day but the appointed day was not declared.

Go to top