Andhra Pradesh disappointed over railway budget

 Andhra Pradesh on Thursday expressed its disappointment over the railway budget, saying no new project was sanctioned for the state.

IANS| Last Updated: Feb 26, 2015, 21:21 PM IST

Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh on Thursday expressed its disappointment over the railway budget, saying no new project was sanctioned for the state.

Deputy Chief Minister K. E. Krishna Murthy said injustice had been done to the state as neither it was neither sanctioned any new project nor was allocated funds to complete the pending projects.

He said the new state expected a better deal in the light of commitments made to the state in Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act but was not receiving funds from the central government to the expected level.

The state`s ruling Telugu Desam Party (TDP) is a partner in Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) central government.