Shock to AP and Telangana over increase of MLA seats

ap-telanganaUnion Minister for state for Home Affairs Hansraj GangaRam has clarified that Increase number of Legislative Assembly seats of Telangana & Andhra Pradesh not possible unless Constitution Amendment Art 170.

After souighting the opinion of Ld.Attorney general of India through Ministry oof Law and Justice, Request to increase number of Legislative Assembly seats of Telangana & Aandhra Preadesh cannot be given.

Earlier both Andhra Pradesh and Telangana have requested the center to increase the number of seats from 175 to 225 and 119 to 153 respectively .

It came as a shock for both the ruling parties, TDP in AP and TRS in Telangana as they have admitted many legislators and leaders of other parties, pinning hopes on increase of legislative (MLA) seats to accommodate them. ap-telanagna-increase-legilative-seats