Demand for Gadwala as a district , has been intensified with Congress leader for the region , taking up the Padayatra .
Former Minister D.K. Aruna, who is actively spearheading the movement for a new district to be carved out of present Mahabubnagar district, taking up padayatra from July 19 demanding to make Gadwala as a district.She would start padayatra from Jammulamma temple to Alampur Jogulamba temple.
DK Aruna opined that creation of new districts should be acceptable to all but not to create them for political interests. While she alleged that Telangana government has wasted crore of public money on Haritha Haram program.