“Will Lotus blossom in “Glass” or can Glass take the weight of the Lotus? This is the question with the BJP and the Jana Sena forging alliance in AP.
The study purported to have been conducted by IIT-Madras that Amaravati is unfit for being the capital city of Andhra Pradesh as 70 per cent of the area is flood prone and the cost of construction in Amaravati is too high, has kicked up a controversy.
The Jana Sena is having a crucial meeting today in Vijayawada with the BJP leadership. Though the speculation is that the two parties would work together from now, it is also speculated the Jana Sena will merge with the BJP in the due course.
The decision of YSR Congress party president and Andhra Pradesh chief minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy to shift the administrative capital from Amaravati to Visakhapatnam has no doubt caused a lot of heartburn among the local farmers, who have very small landholdings of one to two acres.
Maverick Telugu Desam Party leader and former Anantapur MP J C Diwakar Reddy seems to be feeling suffocated in the regime of YSR Congress party president and chief minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy, as the latter is hell bent on winding up all his illegal transport activities.
Bharatiya Janata Party, which does not have a leader of mass appeal in Andhra Pradesh till now, seems to be looking at Pawan Kalyan as a popular face who can attract the people in a big way.
Jana Sena Party chief and actor Pawan Kalyan, who called on the party activists injured in the attack by YSR Congress party workers in Kakinada, told reporters that there is going to be a crucial meeting with the Bharatiya Janata Party leaders in a couple of days to chalk out a political strategy.
If YSR Congress party government headed by chief minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy has its way, Amaravati, the present capital region of Andhra Pradesh, will no more be in the records.
Former MLA and senior Telugu Desam Party leader from Vijayawada Vangaveeti Radhakrishna, who has been keeping away from the party activities after the defeat of the TDP in the assembly elections, is back into action.
Is Andhra Pradesh chief minister Y S Jaganmohan Reddy in favour of creating Amaravati city before making any decision on trifurcation of the capital?
A day after TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu made hue and cry over the police restrictions on the farmers, the women and the TDP leaders across the State, former minister and Kapu leader Mudragada Padmanabham wrote an open letter to the TDP chief on Monday.
Following the resignation of comedian-villain Balireddy Pruthviraj as the chairman of prestigious Sri Venkateshwara Bhakthi Channel (SVBC) over the alleged sex audio-tape scandal, speculations have started over his successor in the post.
The farmers of Amaravati capital region who have been agitating against shifting of administrative capital to Visakhapatnam have now been left with little option as the Andhra Pradesh government has made it up its mind to shift the administrative capital to Visakhapatnam.
Till nearly eight months ago, the police department in Andhra Pradesh was strongly supporting Telugu Desam Party president N Chandrababu Naidu, since he was the chief minister.
The Andhra Pradesh Assembly session is likely to be held on January 20 to take a call on the three capitals proposals.