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Modi has lied, lost credibility: Congress on Andhra

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Accusing of lying about the Special Category Status (SCS) to Andhra Pradesh, on Monday said the is left with no credibility.

Extending support to N. Chandrababu Naidu, who is on a 12-hour-long fast here, Gandhi and former demanded fulfillment of the commitment of granting special status to that state.

"If the makes a commitment to somebody in this country should he fulfil that commitment or not? What sort of Prime Minister is he that he has not fulfilled that commitment? Are the people of Andhra not part of " said Gandhi at the Bhavan here.

"Modi lies wherever he goes. He went to and lied about special status. I want to make it clear that whatever promises he makes, the Prime Minister has to fulfil," said Gandhi adding, "I stand with the people of Andhra."

Speaking on the occasion, former Prime Minister also asked the to fulfil the promise of special status to the state.

"We demand that the promises made by the at the time of reorganisation of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, particularly special status to Andhra must be given.

"It is fair that these demands are implemented without any further loss of time," said Singh.

Prominent opposition leaders, including Delhi Arvind Kejriwal, MP were also present at the Ashoka Road venue, where the is on a fast demanding the Centre to accord SCS and fulfil other commitments made in the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2014.



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First Published: Mon, February 11 2019. 14:30 IST