Telangana fever reaches California; state to be divided into 6?

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California to be divided into 6
San Francisco, Feb 22: Till Thursday, India was facing the tension of the consequences of a long-drawn fight for a separate state of Telangana. From regional news to international news, the issue had got the moolahs thinking: "Is this right?"

Its time for California now. Similar plans of dividing the huge state for better administration is underway.

Tim Draper, a venture capitalist in the Silicon Valley has moved a ballot initiative that will divide the golden state of California into 6. His logic being:

"Vast parts of our state are poorly served by a representative government. California residents "would be better served by six smaller state governments".

In fact, the plan has been well received by the government and has been approved to some extent. Explaining his logic further, Draper said that he had seen a state decline because of poor administration. The public schools and transport infrastructure were affected by the same.

In documents submitted to the Secretary of State's Office, he has recommended regional division of California, which may include a separate state of Silicon Valley that will include San Francisco and counties close by that have the IT giants like Facebook and Apple.

According to the plan, Los Angeles may become part of the new state of West California, including the coastal cities of Santa Barbara and Ventura. The state's farming heartland, will however form Central California. San Diego can be the largest city in the new South California. (Read more)

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