MIM president Asaduddin Owaisi reiterated that if the Central Government decided to give a separate state, "we suggest that it should go for Rayala-Telangana state with Hyderabad as capital", he said.
He made it clear that they would not comprise on letting off Hyderabad to one region. He said "In the case of state's division, we want a state together with Rayalaseema and Telangana regions and Hyderabad as the capital."
Owaisi alleged that due to the attitude of the state and Central governments, the economy of the state saw a loss of Rs. One lakh crore.