Vijayawada: Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Friday unveiled a 36-ft tall bronze statue of Telugu Desam founder-president N.T. Rama Rao and also inaugurated two parks on the banks of NTR Sagar at Sattenapalli.
During a public meeting at Sattenapalli on Friday, Mr Naidu continued his tirade against the Central government, holding it responsible for the bifurcation difficulties of Andhra Pradesh.
Mr Naidu alleged that the Prime Minister was trying to create differences between the two Telugu States by colluding with Mr Rao and Mr Reddy. He alleged that Mr Reddy had surrendered to the BJP to save his skin from CBI cases.
He objected to the Central government’s interventions in the knife attack case on Mr Reddy and condemned the YSRC allegations against him.
Continuing his attack on the BJP, Mr Naidu demanded that the Centre announce Special Category Status (SCS) to AP State.
Mr Naidu announced the enhancement of the NTR Vydya Seva limit to Rs 5 lakh from the earlier Rs 2.5 lakh and purchase of damaged wet paddy with Rs 200 deduction per quintal on minimum support price from the farmers. He asked the farmers not to worry about the sales of the damaged paddy....