Amaravati, November 13- Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Saturday said the state’s relationship with the Center was above politics and had no agenda other than development of the state. The chief minister said this while addressing a public meeting along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who laid the foundation stone or dedicated to the nation seven development projects. To the applause of the huge crowd, he said, “Our relations with the central government, especially the AAP, are above parties and politics. Except the interests of our state, we have no other agenda and we will never have any agenda.” Will happen.
The Chief Minister said that Andhra Pradesh has not yet recovered from the wounds of Partition and appealed to the Prime Minister to continue helping the State. He said that even after eight years, the State has not recovered from the wounds of Partition. He Told the Prime Minister that every sanctioned institution and every additional rupee released by the Center would help in the reconstruction of Andhra Pradesh.He said that the good work done by the Prime Minister for the development of the State and the injustice done by the previous governments should be acknowledged by the state and its people. Will always remember.Jagan Mohan Reddy recalled that on various occasions he raised issues relating to the commitments made at the time of Partition, from Polavaram to Special Category Status and Visakhapatnam Steel Plant to Railway Zone.
He urged Modi to consider these demands positively and address them with a big heart. Union Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav in his speech said that during the last eight years, India has witnessed unprecedented change under the leadership of PM Modi. He claimed that with better infrastructure and improved passenger amenities, the railways has also changed. He said that the allocation for railways in Andhra Pradesh has increased during the last eight years. Before 2014, undivided Andhra Pradesh used to get Rs 886 crore, but for the last eight years, Andhra Pradesh alone has been allocated Rs 7,032 crore. The Prime Minister laid the foundation stone for the redevelopment of Visakhapatnam Railway Station at a cost of about Rs 460 crore. The redeveloped station will cater to 75,000 passengers per day and will improve the passenger experience by providing modern amenities.
Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy said – Our relations with the Center are above politics
Story first published: Sunday, November 13, 2022, 10:42 [IST]