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Andhra special status: YSRCP seeks President Kovind's intervention

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

party leaders on Tuesday submitted a letter to requesting his intervention to prevail upon the to grant Special Category Status (SCS) to

The letter was written by

Yesterday, Cabinet finalised the strategy for the one-day hunger strike-led by over the same issue.

Naidu will sit on hunger strike on April 20 in against the Centre over the demand of SCS.

The Centre and government have been at the loggerheads over the SCS issue ever since the announcement of 2018-19 Union Budget.

The TDP alleged that the BJP-led Centre ignored the demand of SCS to Andhra Pradesh in the budget.

The matter intensified after ruling (TDP) severed its alliance with the in the state.

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First Published: Tue, April 17 2018. 15:54 IST