KARIMNAGAR: Reiterating that his government is ready to sort out contentious issues with the Telangan government in an amicable manner, Andhra Pradesh chief minister and TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu has said what they need now is a peace and a negotiation room.
Addressing a meeting of party activists here on Tuesday, Chandrababu Naidu said his government was ready to give electricity to Telangana state, if the latter asks for it.
Stating that both the states were facing various problems post-bifurcation, he opined that dialogue is the only way to resolve them.
Pointing at the recent controversy over the release of water from Nagarjuna Sagar project, Naidu said he called up Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao with a view to end the controversy.
“Following my call, he (KCR) also responded positively. Then we sat before the governor and resolved the issue,” Naidu said and make it clear that he prefers dialogue to sort out any issue and stressed the need for such cooperation between the two sibling states to resolve the issues.
Saying that governance and politics are different, he requested the Telangana government to come forward and find solutions to the problems.
He said that Telangana was developed by the TDP government in united AP. “Due to the measures taken by the TDP government only, the TS government has now got surplus budget,” Naidu reiterated.
Naidu exuded confidence that TDP would come to power in 2019 in Telangana state and it will regain its past glory.
He appreciated party rank and file for sticking on to the party ideology in difficult times .
Earlier, TTDP president L Ramana, working president Errabelli Dayakar Rao, MLA A Revanth Reddy and other leaders targeted TRS party and CM K Chandrasekhar Rao by focusing on the failures of the government.
The meeting, attended by an impressive gathering, cheered their leader throughout the speech. ‘’Now we have got confidence that the party can bounce back,’’ commented a party leader.
This is the second tour of Naidu in Telangana. Last month, Naidu toured Warangal and he received a tumultuous welcome there too.