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MIM chief meets AICC chief Sonia Gandhi opposes UT status for Hyderabad

November 23, 2013 - Hyderabad

MIM chief and Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi on Friday met the AICC president Sonia Gandhi and conveyed his vehement opposition to making Hyderabad a Union Territory after the division. It is learnt that he had said that his party would vehemently oppose any attempts to grant UT status to Hyderabad. However, he was amenable to the city being made the common capital of Telangana and residuary AP until the latter builds its own. TRS MLA K Taraka Rama Rao said that 'we learnt that Owaisi expressed his strong views against making Hyderabad a UT when he met Sonia Gandhi. We welcome his views and our party wholeheartedly support to his stand since he is voicing the concerns of Telangana', he said.

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