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Resolution on implementation of Andhra Reorganisation Act adopted

ANI  |  Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) [India] 

The Assembly on Friday unanimously adopted a resolution urging the Centre to convene a special parliament session to review the provisions of Reorganisation Act 2014, and assurances made in including Special Category Status, and to fulfil at the earliest.

The resolution was moved by

The Andhra ruling party and the BJP-ruled Centre have been at the loggerheads ever since the announcement of 2018-19 Union Budget.

The alleged that the Centre ignored the demand of 'Special Category Status' to in the budget, while the latter brushed aside the charges.

On March 16, the ruling TDP reached a deadlock with over this issue and ultimately quit the Democratic Alliance (NDA) coalition. Since then, the TDP MPs have regularly staged protest in the Parliament demanding Special Category Status.

On Thursday, Naidu said that the purpose of his visit to nation what the central government is doing and how was the bifurcation was done. Claiming that the alliance with the was formed because of promises made by Narendra Modi-led party for a special status, among other benefits for Andhra after the bifurcation, Naidu said that he and his state have been blatantly betrayed by the centre, as the granting of the Special Category Status has been denied.

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First Published: Fri, April 06 2018. 19:00 IST