With an eye on the state assembly elections just three months away, coinciding with the general elections, Naidu doubled the monthly pension of old age people, widows and others from the existing Rs 1,000 to Rs 2,000. He said the new pension will come into effect from January 1.
Project and state government officials remained at the site as the staff of Navayuga Engineering company executed the task to complete the goal. The representatives of Guinness Book of World Record witnessed the entire event using drone cameras.
On Friday, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu flagged off 30 cars distributed to unemployed Brahmin youths, to be used as taxis. The youths bore 10 per cent of the total on-road cost of the diesel-run vehicles.
The Rabi crop season too experienced a 55 per cent rainfall deficiency even as the state was hit by drought for the seventh year in a row, the chief minister told the inter-ministerial team that came to study the drought situation.
In the 2014 Andhra Pradesh Assembly polls, the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) had won nine seats, Asaduddin Owaisi's AIMIM seven, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) five and Telangana's ruling party Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) had won three seats.
Turning up the heat on Naidu, Rao alleged he did have real concern for people. Seeking votes for the Telangana Rashtra Samiti, he said in a matured democracy it was the people who should win, not political parties or leaders.
Chiranjeevi's daughter Sreeja, who got married to Kalyan recently, had a grand wedding reception in Hyderabad on March 31 which was attended by the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Chandrababu Naidu, 'Bombay' actor Aravind Swamy, actresses Radhika Sarathkumar, Rakulpreet and many more from the film fraternity.
Doyen of Telugu cinema Akkineni Nageswara Rao, who mesmerised audiences with memorable performances in hits like 'Batasari', 'Devadas' and 'Tenali Ramakrishna' in a career spanning more than seven decades, died early on Wednesday (January 21) after losing his battle with cancer.
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Looking back into history, Modi said, "three states were created even under former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee but they are functioning smoothly. Congress' handling of Andhra Pradesh bifurcation is a mess, just like the Partition of India and Pakistan".