The farmers of Amaravati villages have met Governor Biswabhushan Harichandan in Vijayawada and requested him to intervene and do justice to them.
The cabinet sub-committee had submitted its report to chief minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy on the corruption during the last five years of Chandrababu Naidu.
When the previous Telugu Desam Party government led by N Chandrababu Naidu had chosen Amaravati as the capital city area, it caused a lot of inconvenience for the state government employees who have their families in Hyderabad.
The Visakhapatnam, which is tipped for the executive capital of the state, is in celebration mood.
At a time when the YSR Congress party is planning to host a massive civic reception to YSR Congress party president and chief minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy at Visakhapatnam on December 28, the Telugu Desam Party is planning to kick up huge protests in Amaravati region.
Even as the Andhra Pradesh cabinet led by chief minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy is expected to meet on Friday to formally take a decision declaring Visakhapatnam as the executive capital of Andhra Pradesh, YSR Congress party general secretary V Vijay Sai Reddy already announced the cabinet decision.
Now, all eyes are on Visakhapatnam, which is all set to become the executive capital of Andhra Pradesh.
The ruling YSR Congress MLAs are getting ready to come out with a fitting counter to what they call TDP-sponsored protest in the capital villages these days.
Telugu Desam Party president and former Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu might have regained some lost ground in Krishna and Guntur districts with his strong resistance to the shifting of executive capital from Amaravati to Visakhapatnam.
The protests by farmers of Amaravati capital region against the three-capitals plan of YSR Congress party government in the state, which began on a small note eight days ago is now snowballing into a major agitation, with the Telugu Desam Party and its supporting media houses fanning the flames of protests every day.
As the State government had decided to hold the cabinet meeting on December 27 in Amaravati and a section of farmers are holding protest, backed by the opposition TDP, the police have intensified security arrangements in the capital villages.
At a time when Telugu Desam Party president and former Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu has been making a hue and cry over the proposal to shift executive capital from Amaravati to Visakhapatnam, his own party leaders from the port city gave him a rude shock on Wednesday.
We have been seeing Telugu Desam Party president and former chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu, his son Nara Lokesh and even Jana Sena Party chief Pawan Kalyan taking U-turn on several issues – right from special category status to English medium in government schools.
Andhra Pradesh has witnessed several chief ministers emerging from Rayalaseema region in the past. During the combined Andhra Pradesh era, there were several CMs like Neelam Sanjeeva Reddy, Damodaram Sanjeevaiah, Kotla Vijayabhaskar Reddy, N T Rama Rao (representing Tirupati and Hindupur), N Chandrababu Naidu, Y S Rajasekhar Reddy and N Kiran Kumar Reddy.
Chief Minister Jaganmohan Reddy’s statement on having three capitals for the state and the recommendations of the G N Rao committee in its favour, is creating tremors in the state.