“Andhra Pradesh does not meet National Development Council criteria (for special category state),” the Commission said.
19 ministers, including two ministers from TDP’s ally BJP, were sworn in along with Chandrababu Naidu.
Chandrababu has the distinction of being the youngest MLA in the state and the youngest minister at the age of 28.
Congress has been taking credit for the creation of separate state of Telangana and arguing that it was a commitment made by Sonia Gandhi.
After years of unrest and political turmoil, Telangana was finally declared the 29th state of India.
Naidu met Jaitley as part of series of meetings with central ministers to discuss the requirements of Seemandhra.
As far as central government is concerned, both regions are important, said Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Venkaiah Naidu.
Special category states receive special treatment from the Finance Commission in respect of devolution of central tax revenues.
The 18 seats can be split into three batches of six members, each on the basis of their scheduled retirement in 2016, 2018 and 2020 in accordance with the biennial system of election.
“It is immoral and unethical of TDP to poach on YSRCP turf despite having a comfortable majority…,” said Y S Jagan.
“The government decided to establish check-posts between two successor states,’’ the Government Order states.
In spite of being on the back foot against Jagan’s blitzkrieg, Naidu drove a hard bargain with the BJP in seat sharing.
TRS won 65 of the 119 Assembly seats. And TDP won 103 of the 175 seats against all odds.
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