With contentious issues cropping up between the two successor states of undivided Andhra Pradesh, the Andhra Pradesh government on Monday proposed to have a dialogue with Telangana for amicable resolution of all disputes.
As Andhra Pradesh is reeling under the effects of deficient rain, the YSR Congress Party on Saturday urged the Chandrababu Naidu-led government to act on its poll promise of waiving all agriculture loans for the benefit of farmers.
UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging him to implement the commitments made by the previous Congress-led government to Seemandhra which include grant of special category status to it and execution of Polavaram multi-purpose irrigation project.
As Telangana becomes the 29th state on June 2, government on Thursday promulgated an ordinance merging some villages and mandals of Telangana into Seemandhra in a bid to deal with resettlement and rehabilitation of those displaced by Polavaram power project.
Telugu Desam Party (TDP) president N Chandrababu Naidu on Monday requested Governor E S L Narasimhan to ensure that bifurcation process of Andhra Pradesh is done in a transparent manner, leaving no scope for any misgivings.
TDP and TRS stormed to power with a bang in Seemandhra and Telangana respectively, while Congress ended up as the biggest loser in Lok Sabha as well as Legislative Assembly polls held in undivided Andhra Pradesh.
YSR Congress Party chief YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Friday said the wave in favour of Narendra Modi played a role in his party`s defeat in the Seemandhra region, where the TDP-BJP combine was swept to power.
The TDP-BJP combine on Friday stormed to power in the residual state of Andhra Pradesh, commonly known as Seemandhra, as Congress was virtually wiped out in the Assembly polls which were held simultaneously with the Lok Sabha elections.