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Final decision on Telangana only after detailed talks: Azad

A final decision on the contentious Telangana issue would be taken after detailed consultations with leaders of both Telangana and Seemandhra regions at an "an appropriate time and place", Union health minister and Congress incharge of Andhra Pradesh affairs, Ghulam Nabi Azad said on Saturday.

india Updated: Jul 23, 2011 21:06 IST

A final decision on the contentious Telangana issue would be taken after detailed consultations with leaders of both Telangana and Seemandhra regions at an "an appropriate time and place", Union health minister and Congress incharge of Andhra Pradesh affairs, Ghulam Nabi Azad said on Saturday.

"A final decision on the Telangana issue will be taken after detailed consultation with the leaders of both Telangana and Seemandhra regions including Ministers, MPs, legislators and opposition leaders at an appropriate time and place", he told reporters.

A meeting with leaders and representatives of the regions had already been held, the details of which "cannot be discussed", Azad said.

However, "we will again shortly hold a dialogue with the ministers, legislators, MPs of the regions after which we will also seek the opinion of the opposition leaders on the issue".