The 67th Republic Day celebrations in Andhra Pradesh was conducted at Indira Gandhi Municipal stadium in Vijayawada.
Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan said on Tuesday unfurled the national flag and took salute. Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu, his cabinet colleagues, Chief Secretary I.Y.R. Krishna Rao, Director General of Police J.V. Ramudu and other top officials attended the celebrations.
Speaking on this occasion Governor said, AP has achieved the growth rate of 11.77 percent in first half of 2015-16 with agriculture and allied sectors registered a growth of 29.17 and manufacturing and services sectors recorded 6.77 and 9.10 respectively. He said, AP will soon become No:1 state in the country.
The state has attracted investment of Rs.4.70 lakh crore at CII Partnership summit. The state would be drought free with interlinking of rivers .