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Cyclone Fani: EC gives permission to AP govt to hold Cabinet meeting on May 14

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The (EC) on Monday gave permission to government to hold a Cabinet meeting in the wake of the damages caused due to

"Naidu has been at loggerheads with and of LV Subrahmanyam, who was appointed by the poll body last month," (CEO) said in a statement.

"He has been questioning the as to why government is being prevented from holding reviews and meetings in the wake of the cyclone. Following this, LV went to the residence of and held discussions with him today noon. The then gave permission to hold the Cabinet meeting," Dwivedi added.

Recently, the EC had relaxed Model Code of Conduct (MCC) in four districts of Andhra Pradesh - East Godavari, Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram and Srikakulam - in order to facilitate speedy rescue, relief and restoration activities in the wake of

The extremely severe cyclonic storm, which hit Odisha coast near Puri earlier this month, triggered heavy rains in parts of north Pradesh, while gusty winds uprooted trees and

It moved close to north region before it made landfall in neighbouring Odisha.

has claimed 64 lives alone in Odisha.

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First Published: Mon, May 13 2019. 20:08 IST