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Modi rubbing salt into Andhra's wounds: CM

IANS  |  Amaravati 

Minister on Friday termed address on Thursday as "appalling" and alleged that he was rubbing salt into the wounds of his state instead of doing justice to it by fulfilling his commitments.

said this in a teleconference with the (TDP) leaders.

is the of the TDP, which pulled out of the BJP-led NDA last year over the latter's refusal to accord special category status to

The Minister, who is trying to cobble together an anti-BJP front, took strong exception to Modi calling the opposition alliance 'maha milavat' (highly adulterated).

According to sources, Naidu reiterated the Opposition charge that Modi has weakened the democratic institutions in the country and said that the had failed on all fronts.

The plans a 12-hour sit-in in on February 11 over the demand for special category status to He appealed to all to make his protest a success.

Claiming that leaders of many national parties would be joining him in protest, Naidu also invited the state opposition parties to participate in it. "It is for them to decide whether to stand with the people or continue playing politics," he said.

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First Published: Fri, February 08 2019. 16:24 IST
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