It looks like the days of senior Telugu Desam Party legislator and former minister Ganta Srinivasa Rao in the party are numbered.
The much-talked about insider trade in the new capital Amaravati by the TDP is now proved in the report of the cabinet sub-committee.
When Andhra Pradesh cabinet led by YSR Congress party president and chief minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy deferred the decision on shifting administrative capital from Amaravati to Visakhapatnam three days ago, it raised quite a few eyebrows.
There have been two conflicting and contradicting arguments these days against the present Akndhra Pradesh government’s plans to trifurcate the capital – legislative capital in Amaravati, executive capital in Visakhapatnam and judicial capital in Kurnool.
As announced two days ago, the Andhra Pradesh government had constituted a high power committee to study the recommendations of the two committees on the capital proposal. The government had issued a GO on Sunday constituting the committee.
Had Jagan Mohan Reddy as the then leader of the oppositionopposed Amaravati as the Andhra Pradesh capital, we would not have given our lands, feels Koteshwar Rao, one of the farmers who gave their lands.
YSR Congress party president and Andhra Pradesh chief minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy was accorded an unprecedented welcome in Visakhapatnam, notwithstanding the fact that his cabinet could not take any decision on shifting the administrative capital from Amaravati to Visakhpatnam.
As expected, former chief priest of Lord Venkateshwara temple of Tirumala Dr A V Ramana Deekshitulu is back in his post, thanks to his intense lobbying with the powers-that-be.
The TTD had decided to file a defamation suit against Andhra Jyothi for carrying wrong and malicious news about the temple. A decision was taken at the board meeting of the TTD in Tirumala on Friday.
Bharatiya Janata Party, which is making a desperate attempt to gain footing in Andhra Pradesh, is trying to take maximum advantage of the ongoing agitation by farmers of Amaravati capital region against proposed shifting of administrative capital to Visakhapatnam.
The YSR Congress party government might have postponed its decision to shift the executive capital from Amaravati to Visakhapatnam for the time being, but the authorities have already been making arrangements for running the administration from the port city.
The sudden decision of the Andhra Pradesh state cabinet led by YSR Congress party president and chief minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy to defer the announcement on shifting of administrative capital of Andhra Pradesh from Amaravati to Visakhapatnam has surprised many.
The Andhra Pradesh cabinet on Friday decided to constitute a high-power committee to take a final decision on three capitals proposal even as huge protests rocked Amaravati.
The rumour mills were active for the past three days with an eye on the cabinet meeting of the Jaganmohan Reddy government slated for today.
The ‘farmers’ from Amaravati have been on protest for the past nine days in the capital villages. The opposition TDP too had joined them, besides Jana Sena, and they are seen everywhere in the protest.