Govt should fulfil promise of special status to Andhra without delay: Manmohan Singh

Credit: IndiaTimes- Published on February 11, 2019
Singh, who headed the UPA government at the Centre when Andhra Pradesh was bifurcated, said, "This demand had support of all parties when it was discussed in Parliament. I stand in solidarity with Naidu." He said the special category status promise must be implemented without any further delay and that he had always stood by the...

Credit: Hindustan Times
Published on February 11, 2019 -  00:42
Chandrababu Naidu to sit on one-day fast in New Delhi over special status for AP
Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu arrived in New Delhi to protest over special status for Andhra Pradesh. He will sit on a day-long fast with his ministerial colleagues and party lawmakers. Naidu walked out of the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in March last year, after the Centre refused to accept its demand for a special category state status for Andhra Pradesh and compensate for the losses suffered with the creation of a separate Telangana state in 2014.

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