Sambasiva Rao for a united Andhra

The MP presents his argument against a separate state of Telangana

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Jasleen Kaur | February 8, 2010



Rayapati Sambasiva Rao of the Congress, is MP from Guntur constituency in coastal Andhra Pradesh. In this GNtalk, Rao says Telangana was backward before the formation of Andhra Pradesh state. But whichever party came to power focused more on this region and developed it. He adds that in the recent past, all new development projects have gone to that region and not to the other parts of the state.

Rao feels that Telangana does not need statehood. Rao says that Hyderabad is a hub of major industries and people from across the country go there for employment, so it should remain the capital of Andhra Pradesh even if Telangana becomes a separate state.

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