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While YSRC requested the commission to also recommend Rs 60,000 crore grant for reviving the economic situation in the State, the BJP sought higher allocation of funds for backward districts.
The argument of the State government is that the SCS was denied citing the 14th Finance Commission recommendations and that it wanted to know the stand of the 15th Finance Commission on the issue.
The Congress president listed commitments made to the State including national status for Polavaram, steel factory in Kadapa, new railway zone, international airport, metro rail and highways.
According to police, Trinath was an unemployed graduate hailing from a middle-class family in Rajamahendravaram of East Godavari district.
Earlier in the day, few TDP MPs protested in front of the Mahatma Gandhi statue in Parliament on the same issue.
'TDP MPs should continue their fight against the Centre. The gross injustice done to AP by the Centre should be exposed on all platforms to safeguard the interests of people of the state'
Modi has failed to fulfil his election promises, it is unfortunate that PM has lied on the issue of SCS to AP in Parliament, says Naidu.
MPs told to stage demonstrations at offices of Union ministries in New Delhi.
The Opposition leader in the State Legislative Council Mohammad Ali Shabbir on Wednesday alleged that the TRS changed its stand on special category status to AP.
The Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad categorically asked if the Centre would grant the status or not to Andhra Pradesh.
The bandh call came in the wake of the Centre not coming up with any specific assurance on SCS or other issues during the debate on No Confidence Motion on Friday, stated YS Jagan Mohan Reddy.
Issues related to Andhra Pradesh dominated the Lok Sabha on Friday, with TDP MP Jayadev Galla opening the debate on party colleague K Srinivas’ no-confidence motion against the Narendra Modi-led NDA g
Tejashwi Prasad Yadav asked Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to stop "befooling" people on the issue of special category status for Bihar when the Central government has already rejected the demand.
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar bats for special status for state; opposition RJD, Congress dub it as a ‘pre-poll gimmick’
When asked what BJP thinks of Bihar's special status demand, Nitish Kumar told reporters to ask the question to deputy chief minister and senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi.
TDP's Lok Sabha floor leader Thota Narasimham and MP P. Ravindra Babu will call on Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday evening.