Venkaiah Naidu corners Congress on SCS

venkaiahnaiduThe Rajya Sabha discusses status of implementation of the Andhra Pradesh Reorganization Act, 2014.

Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu has cornered the Congress party on the floor of the house in Rajya sabha over Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act in the discussion that took place .

He said , Despite several request while passing the bill , Special category status is not incorporated in the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act . When he and his party demanded for incorporation of Special status, the congress leaders raised the technical point as the act was already passed in Lok sabha with a lot of mess and again amendment to it , would further worsen the situation in Lok Sabha. But the then Prime Minister and other Congress leaders have assured him that they would give assurances on Special status in Rajya Sabha.

He said, If Congress had incorporated in the act, this situation would not be raised . He also stated that , all parties expect CPM were for bifurcation of the state.

He said, Institutions and projects to AP , were sanctioned within no time after BJP came into power . He said, the central government would fulfill its commitments under the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act .