TDP decision to quit NDA for political considerations, not development concerns says Amit Shah

Vastavam web: BJP President Amit Shah has unleashed that N. Chandrababu Naidu, saying TDP’s decision to quit the NDA for political considerations instead of development concerns”.In a nine-page March 23 letter released on Saturday TDP chief’s allegations that the BJP was not sensitive to the aspirations of the people of Andhra Pradesh.He said the central government had released Rs 1,050 crore in the first three years coming to power as special development assistance for seven backward districts of the state.Shah accused the state government of “some serious lapses…which can’t be ignored”.

He said he had learnt that the Centre had not received appropriate fund utilization details, particularly with regards to developmental fund.”Utilisation certificates have been received only for 12 per cent of the grant released for backward districts in 2016-17.only 8 per cent for Rs 1,000 crore released for the capital region.Shah said the BJP was committed to the cause of development of Andhra Pradesh but Naidu’s allowed the mandate earned by the two parties “be squandered for political reasons”.

“Unfortunately, partisan politics has overtaken leading to your party leaving the NDA.”He said the decision “will be construed as being guided wholly and solely by political considerations instead of developmental concerns”.The TDP walked out of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) on March 16.