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Seemandhra Ministers urge Advani to support their development package

Seemandhra Ministers request BJP to support a development package to ensure their all-round development.

New Delhi | Updated: February 17, 2014 11:56 am
BJP leader L K Advani has been approached by Seemandhra Ministers on the issue of Telangana. BJP leader L K Advani has been approached by Seemandhra Ministers on the issue of Telangana.

Some Union ministers from Seemandhra region of Andhra Pradesh on Monday met BJP leader L K Advani seeking BJP’s support for a package for the region following the decision to create a separate Telangana state. The Congress ministers were accompanied by BJP leader M Venkaiah Naidu in their meeting with Advani at his residence on Monday morning.

During the 25-minute meeting, the Union ministers urged Advani to support a handsome package for Seemandhra to ensure its all round development in the coming years. Union Ministers K S Rao, M M Pallam Raju, Purandeshwari were present in the meeting, but Union Minister of State for Finance J D Seelam did not attend the deliberations, sources said.

After the meeting, Advani is learnt to have briefed his party colleagues, Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj and her Rajya Sabha counterpart Arun Jaitley on the demands raised by the Union Ministers. While BJP supports the creation of Telangana, it is opposed to the passage of the bill amid din in the Lok Sabha.

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  1. K
    Feb 17, 2014 at 8:46 am
    Sir, some new party has to emerge may be AAP, unifying the country as one zone without caste based, majority minority sermons, to overhaul the system and teach the present parties a lesson. mushroom parties are erupted with selfish,dividing society, with tall promises but in practice nothing .so this time the voter should be alert in sending honest persons to parliament without tempting for money and liquor.