Andhra Pradesh first came under President’s rule way back in January 1973 following the “Jai Andhra” agitation for a separate state.
Andhra Pradesh Governor E S L Narasimhan will hold the charge during the period of President’s rule.
Denying that the Congress pushed the Bill with an eye on elections, Ramesh pointed out that the Telangana demand had been there for the last about 60 years.
The bill to create the country’s 29th state, by splitting Andhra Pradesh, was passed by Parliament in the just-concluded Winter session.
Senses it is in pole position after Telangana attains statehood; besides, it has seen where a merger has left Chiranjeevi’s party
The haste with which the Congress pushed the creation of Telangana was a classic example of segment marketing, but there are numerous others.
Telangana bill’s journey through Parliament cast a shadow on its legitimacy
The BJP has now decided to compensate for that slip by moving amendments in the Rajya Sabha, throwing a spanner in the Congress’ plans.
Deo, one of the few ministers from the Seemandhra region who had not offered to resign over the division, said this was not really a people’s movement, but was engineered.
The BJP also alleged the switching off of live telecast of house proceedings was ‘a surreptitious move to prevent the people from seeing the undemocratic spectacle’.
The BJP, also criticised the Lok Sabha secretariat deploring that there is no video available for the public records in future.
Trinamool Congress MPs on Wednesday met President Pranab Mukherjee to protest against the manner in which the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Bill 2014 was passed in the Lok Sabha, “violating all parliamentary rules and procedures.” The party requested the President not to allow the Bill to come to the Rajya sabha. “The Bill was not included […]
The MP later apologised for his conduct, prompting Deputy Chairman P J Kurien to drop his plans to take action against him.
Congress and BJP colluded, says Kiran as he quits party and government.
Rajagopal had opposed division of Andhra Pradesh and brought in a canister and sprayed pepper.