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Rahul urges all parties to back Andhra demand for special category status

Andhra Pradesh has been demanding the Centre to allocate special funds for various projects in the state

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Rahul Gandhi

Congress President on Friday supported the demand for special category status to and urged all political parties to unite for ensuring justice to the state.

"The Congress Party supports the just demand of the people of for special category status and speedy completion of the It's time for all parties to unite on this issue and support this call for justice," Gandhi said in a tweet.

Gandhi's remarks came over the "neglect" shown to the state in Union Budget 2018-19.

has been demanding the Centre to allocate special funds for various projects in the state, and also honour promises and commitments made in the AP Reorganisation Act, 2014.

First Published: Fri, February 09 2018. 14:17 IST
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