The National Democratic Alliance government at the Centre has not given any clearance or approval for the decision of the YSR Congress party government in Andhra Pradesh to create three capitals for the state.
The sudden decision of the YSR Congress party government on Tuesday to shift the Republic Day celebrations this year from Visakhapatnam to Vijayawada has come as a big surprise to many.
The passage of two crucial bills, one to do away with Amaravati as the capital region and second to decentralise state administration with executive capital at Visakhapatnam, in Andhra Pradesh assembly on Monday has left the farmers of Amaravati with no choice.
Telugu Desam Party, which was planning to stall the passage of APCRDA repeal bill and three capitals bill in Andhra Pradesh legislative council taking advantage of its majority, received a rude shock when senior leader and former minister Dokka Manikya Varaprasad resigned from his council membership on Tuesday.
YSR Congress party president and Andhra Pradesh chief minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy has finally done what he wanted to do.
Telugu people have more than Rs. 300 Cr on the Sankranthi movies. They really did have a blast at the Cinemas this festival.
The Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly late on Monday night passed the AP Decentralisation and Inclusive Development of All Regions Bill, 2020 that intended to give shape to state government's plan of having three capitals--executive capital in Visakhapatnam, legislative in Amaravati and judicial in Kurnool.
It was a rude shock for power star and Jana Sena Party chief Pawan Kalyan on Monday when his own party MLA Rapaka Varaprasad defied the party whip and supported the three-capitals bill of YSR Congress party government headed by Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy in the assembly.
Telugu Desam Party president and former chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu had done real estate business in the name of Amaravati capital development and made land allotments to his favoured few institutions at a throwaway price.
The YSR Congress party government on Monday announced that the farmers of Amaravati who had given away their lands to the state government during the TDP regime under the Land Pooling Scheme would be compensated suitably in the form of a better package.
It is now official. The YSR Congress party government headed by Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday introduced a bill in the state assembly seeking to make Visakhapatnam as the executive capital of Andhra Pradesh.
Even as the Telugu Desam Party and the farmers of Amaravati capital region are strongly protesting the Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy government’s move to shift the administrative capital to Visakhapatnam, the ruling YSRC is planning to give an impression that it is a day of festivities across the state.
As the YSR Congress party government in Andhra Pradesh is getting ready for introducing the bills in the state assembly on Monday to create three capitals for state with administrative capital at Visakhapatnam, the entire Amaravati region has come under the siege by the police.
The countdown for the shifting of executive capital city of Andhra Pradesh from Amaravati to Visakhapatnam has begun, as the state assembly is meeting for a special session on Monday.
As the special session of Assembly is set to meet in a few hours from now on Monday, the State is witnessing a hoard of cane-wielding police teams.