He said giving in to the demand of creating a separate state in the backdrop of an agitation was a "dangerous thing".
"An impression is going out that an agitation can lead to creation of a new state, be it in Bundelkhand, Maharashtra, Gorkhaland or in our state. What will you tell people of Jammu -- agitate for seven or eight years and you will get a separate state? This is a dangerous thing," he said.
The Chief Minister said the job of creating new states should be entrusted to the States Reorganisation Commission.
"If there is a need to create new states, the job should be entrusted to the States Reorganisation Commission."