Opposition parties demand AP Special Status
With Prime Minister Narendra Modi visiting Andhra Pradesh on October 22 where he will be laying the foundation stone for the AP Capital Amaravati, Opposition parties are demanding him to announce special category status to the state .
YSRCP leader Ummareddy Venkateswarlu stated that they have sought appointment to meet the Prime Minister to discuss the Special Status issue. APCC president N Raghuveera Reddy said that the apart from announcing special status to AP, Modi should fulfil all promises in AP Reorganisation Act. CPI state secretary Ramakrishna went onto say that if PM Modi fails to announce the special status cateegory, they would burn effigies of him on October 23.