Vastavam web: Speculations are rife that the Centre is contemplating replacing Governor ESL Narasimhan and appoint separate governors for Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. It is being said that Narasimhan may be given an important position in New Delhi. If this happens then Narasimhan will become the longest-serving Governor. He was made the Governor of united Andhra Pradesh in 2009.
It may be mentioned here that Narasimhan’s tenure as Governor had ended long back and he is on extension. The government order said the he would continue till further orders. Meanwhile, Narasimhan on Tuesday made a sudden visit to Vijayawada. Ahead of his maiden budget session which would begin on July 11, Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy met the Governor and briefed him about the budget.
He is also said to have informed the Governor about the proposed plan to shift Godavari water to Srisailam, Rayalaseema, Nellore, Prakasam and other districts in Telangana. The chief minister is said to have invited the Governor to address the budget session. Jagan explained to the Governor on budget allocation by the Centre and financial constraints of the State. He is said to have further informed the Governor about the top priority that is being given to Navratnalu in the budget.