New Delhi, Oct 10 (ANI): Stating that the Group of Ministers (GoM) on Telangana will submit its report as early as possible, Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Thursday said justice will be given to people of Andhra Pradesh
"The government will take the decision. All points will be taken into consideration and justice will be given to Andhra people," he told media here.
In his opening statement at the monthly press conference of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), Shinde said the law and order situation in Andhra Pradesh, in the context of the Telangana agitation, was reviewed and the deployment of additional 45 companies of CAPFs was extended up to October 11.
"Additional 30 companies have also been deployed from 4.10.2013 to 11.10.2013," he added.
The reconstituted GoM looking into bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh will hold its maiden meeting tomorrow. To be chaired by Shinde, the GoM has not been set any deadline, as against the six-week timeframe envisaged earlier.
The Central Government had earlier on Tuesday reorganized the GoM, cutting its strength from 10 to seven ministers.
The members now include Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde, Defence Minister A.K. Antony, Finance Minister P. Chidambaram, Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad, Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Veerappa Moily and Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh. Minister of State for Personnel V. Narayanasamy shall be a special invitee.
On October 3, the Union Cabinet had decided to go ahead with the process for the creation of a separate Telangana state carved out from Andhra Pradesh. (ANI)