He said BJP had flagged certain issues, including a special package for Seemandhra region. "Government tried to satisfy us. There are certain shortcomings in the bill. But they will be recififed after BJP comes to power in the next two months."
TMC, which staged a protest in Rajya Sabha during the debate on the bill, said "the bill's form and content as passed by the Lok Sabha was illegal."
"We had given a letter to the Rajya Sabha chairman (Hamid Ansari) on Thursday morning mentioning our opposition," said TMC MP Derek O' Brien outside Parliament House.
Trinamool Congress is conerned about the fall out of the Telangana decision on Gorakhaland issue. The hilly region of West Bengal is seeking separate statehood for long.
Similarly in Maharashtra, Shiv Sena has been staunchly oppposed to any division of the state where demands for creation of Vidarbha are raised occassionally.