Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu felt that Centre would honor all the re-organisation Act assurances and do justice to Andhra Pradesh.
Addressing a public gathering He said, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley stood in support of AP during bifurcation and now extending his support for the development of the state.
He said, Under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the center is supporting the state by fulfilling all the promises made in the bifurcation act and also other promises which are not mentioned in the act. He thanked Jaitley for merging the 7 mandals of Telangana into Andhra Pradesh for the construction of Polavaram.
Speaking about Special status He said, Due to technical reasons , the center could not fulfill the promise of ‘according’ the special status to AP. But has compensated with Special Package which is equivalent to Special status.
He criticized the opposition parties for making a mess on special status . He urged the center to fulfill the other promises like , Railway zone to Vizag, Steel plant to Kadapa, Metro Rail to Vijayawada and Vizag which are still pending .
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley laid the foundation stone for the construction of Administrative Complex at Rayapudi village in Guntur district along with Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu and Union minister Venkaiah Naidu.