Vastavam Web: Andhra Pradesh CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Wednesday met with Union Home Minister Amit Shah for the second time during his Delhi tour and discussed issues related to the state’s development, official sources said.
As per the laws enacted vis-a-vis bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, the state is eligible for central funds.Reddy told Shah that Andhra Pradesh had suffered immensely after its bifurcation — which led to the birth of Telangana state — whereas the coronavirus pandemic had proved to be a double whammy. He told the Home Minister that the state was suffering due to lack of funds and sought central assistance to tide over the crisis. The Chief Minister also discussed the issues of women’s protection initiative Disha, and abolition of the Legislative Council.
After winding his Delhi tour by Wednesday afternoon, Reddy will fly from Delhi to Renigunta near Tirupati to participate in the Brahmostavams. He will then proceed to Tirumala temple by road.