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PM Narendra Modi welcomes Telangana as India's 29th state

Monday, 2 June 2014 - 8:56am IST | Agency: dna webdesk

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In a series of posts on Monday on the microblogging site Twitter, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has welcomed Telangana as India's 29th state.

"India gets a new state! We welcome Telangana as our 29th state. Telangana will add strength to our development journey in the coming years" the PM Modi said.

He acknowledged the years of struggle and sacrifice behind the demand for India's newest state, and assured it that the central government would give it and its government complete support in its development and progress. 

He also congratulated Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) chief K Chandrasekhara Rao on his becoming the newest state's first chief minister, after the latter took oath on Monday morning.


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