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Jammu & Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah congratulates Telangana

Monday, 2 June 2014 - 11:55am IST | Place: Srinagar | Agency: PTI

  • omar-abdullah Jammu & Kashmir Cheif Minister Omar Abdullah

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah congratulated the people of Telangana on Monday on achieving statehood. "Congratulations to the people of Telangana. Welcome to the Club #29," Omar tweeted on the social networking site Twitter.

Capping the decades-old struggle in the region for carving out a separate state from Andhra Pradesh, Telangana came into existence as the 29th state of India on Monday morning. Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS)​ leader K Chandrasekhara Rao was sworn in as the first chief minister of the newly carved state.


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