The Samaikya Andhra students Joint Action Committee in Prakasam district on Thursday welcomed the first option suggested by the Srikrishna Committee to keep the State united and rejected the options two to five in the overall interest of the State.

The body which held an emergency meeting here, also partly welcomed the sixth suggestion of the committee headed by Justice B.N. Srikrishna to keep the State united. But, the JAC called for setting up of regional councils in all the three regions of the State to hasten development, its convenor R. Jagadeesh told mediapersons.