TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu said that during the discussion on the Bills in the Council, as many as 22 ministers came to the Council to pressurise the Chairman.
The TDP chief said that if the state Assembly adopts resolution seeking abolition of Council, it is not mandatory for the Centre to accept it.
The court directed the petitioner’s counsel to place before it the details of the high court stay order in the case.
He advised the YSR Congress government to persist with Amaravati as the seat of administration instead of developing an already-developed city (Visakhapatnam).
Earlier, TDP MLAs were suspended when they disrupted Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy’s speech seeking more time for their leader to speak.
Home Minister Mekathoti Sucharita said the government is committed to the overall development of the State.
Naidu collected donations from people to support Amaravati cause and stressed the need for a united struggle to retain Amaravati as the only capital of the State.
The TDP chief dared CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy to seek a public mandate on the capital and said that he will quit politics if TDP loses such a referendum.
Mudragada expressed wonder over the former chief minister accusing the police of succumbing to the orders of ruling party leaders.
Meanwhile, the Andhra Pradesh Police Officers Association took exception to Naidu’s comments and demanded that he apologise to the DGP and the police department.
She said that the former CM had neglected the welfare of women during his tenure and did not consider the demands of Asha workers, who had been protesting for a pay hike.
TDP leaders said that while the party may win big in Krishna, Guntur districts, its stand against the decentralisation may hit it hard in other districts.
The TDP chief collected Rs 2.8 lakh donations from people with a ‘jholi’ (bag) for the Amaravati movement.
The TDP supremo alleged that the YSR Congress government came up with the three-capital proposal as its leaders owns large tracts of land in Visakhapatnam.
YSRC legislator Gudivada Amarnath on Thursday said TDP president N Chandrababu Naidu did not learn any lessons from electoral debacle.