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Special status to Andhra: Rahul Gandhi urges parties to unite

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

today called upon all political parties to unite on the issue of grant of special status for and other demands, including the speedy completion of the

"The supports the just demands of the people of for special category status and speedy completion of the It's time for all parties to unite on this issue and support this call for justice," he tweeted.

Various parties have been raising the demand in both Houses of Parliament, leading to disruptions. The and the TDP, which is part of the ruling NDA, have been at the forefront of protests inside and outside Parliament for granting special status to

They have also been pressing for early fulfilment of all their demands as per the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act, after the bifurcation of the state.

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First Published: Fri, February 09 2018. 14:15 IST