No move to create new states in UP:Govt

Government on Tuesday said that no proposal for creation of new states from the existing state of Uttar Pradesh is currently under its consideration. Minister of State for Home Haribhai Parathibhai Chaudhary informed this to Lok Sabha in a written reply.

He said that a resolution for division of Uttar Pradesh into four new states namely Paschim Pradesh, Bundelkhand, Avadh Pradesh and Poorvanchal was received from the Government of Uttar Pradesh in November, 2011.

Chaudhary said, a set of information was sought from the Government of Uttar Pradesh on this subject in December, 2011 which was not provided by the state government.

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