Finance Minister Arun Jaitley stated that the issue of special category status to Andhra Pradesh will get a solution very soon.
YSRCP party MPs Mekapati Rammohan Rao speaking on special status in Lok Sabha has demanded Special status and not the Special package to AP . He said, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has promised Special status to AP in Nellore and Tirupati meetings during general elections .
In Reply, Arun jaitley said, The Government has helped the state a lot by giving funds to fill the revenue deficit. The govt is at a fairly advanced stage in discussions with Andhra CM on special status. They will shortly arrive at a solution. His govt agrees that division of states has caused unfairness to Andhra Pradesh and that has to be compensated.