All the passengers have been served with snacks, tea and water. Packed lunch is also being arranged.
The 19 villages in Thulluru and Mangalagiri mandals that are proposed for merger into the Amaravati Capital City Municipal Corporation, have adopted resolutions opposing the move.
A total of six villages, including Kurakallu and Neerukonda, where the gram sabhas were held in the last two days, have opposed the merger.
Officials of Thullur and Mangalagiri have been asked to conduct gram sabhas in all the 19 villages proposed for merger by January 12, to elicit the locals' opinion on the formation of the corporation
Naidu remarked that the sand rates increased by five times and even then it was not available in the state.
TDP chief Naidu alleged that the destruction that began with the demolition of Praja Vedika in 2019 had been going on endlessly.
To be named Amaravati Capital City Municipal Corporation after inclusion of 19 panchayats
The region has been wronged historically though its inclusion was critical for the very formation of Andhra in 1953.
Naidu spell his views of the development of Rayalaseema.
The minister said the TDP chief suffered a jolt, when he lost power and an opportunity to encash the capital issue by doing real estate business.
The TDP chief recalled laying of the foundation stone for the capital city Amaravati by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Even the leaders of various political parties have welcomed the decision of decentralisation of development.
RIF convenor M Purushotham Reddy urged the government to consider the aspirations of Rayalaseema people and set up the High Court or Secretariat or Assembly in the region.
APCC working president N Tulasi Reddy, leaders of CPI, CPM and Andhra Intellectual Forum are going to attend the meeting.
The court, however, asked the APS to hold its public meeting on December 17, while the RIF was directed to conduct its meeting the next day.