Promises to focus on the development of Rayaalseema
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and ruling Telugu Desam Party (TDP) National President Mr. N Chandrababu Naidu inaugurated state's Legislative Assembly and Legislative Council buildings in its capital Amaravati on Thursday. The two buildings located on the same premises were constructed in a record time of 192 days by the government authorities. Addressing a meeting organized on the occasion, the CM offered `Padabhivandanam’ to farmers who offered 32000 acres of land for the development of the state's capital in Amaravati. He said that he would develop Amaravati as a global city in the days to come and make the entire country proud of it. . Recollecting his 39 year long political career in Hyderabad, the capital of erstwhile AP state, Mr Naidu said that though it is annoying, he shifted to the new capital to speed up the development and completed the assembly buildings in record time. He said 9 cities and 27 townships would be developed with international standards in the blue and green city. He stressed on the need for promoting brand image of Amaravati. The Chief Minister further said that despite the deficit budget, the state government had achieved the first place in several priority sectors and won appreciation from one and all. Noting that the state suffered loss with unjustified bifurcation, Mr. Naidu said that Andhra Pradesh would be developed in a comprehensive manner. He said that special focus would be laid on development of Rayalaseema and North Andhra regions.
Congratulating the CRDA officials for completing the construction of transit secretariat and Assembly complex in record time, the Chief Minister said walk to work culture would be promoted in the capital. He said world class educational institutions including medical institutions would be set up in the capital to develop it as an economic city. Earlier Assembly Speaker Kodela Sivaprasad Rao said that the legislative bodies play key role in fulfilling the wishes of people. AP Legislative council chairman Chakrapani, Minister for Finance and Legislative Affairs Yanamala Ramakrishnudu, Minister for municipal administration P Narayana spoke. Union Minister P Ashok Gajapathi Raju attended the inaugural programme.
Guntur district collector Kantilal Dande welcomed the gathering. MP Galla Jayadev, MLAs, MLCs, officials and farmers participated in the programme.