Special status cannot be given to Andhra Pradesh : Purandeswari


The demand for Special Status is continuing in the Andhra Pradesh state as all the parties excluding TDP and BJP have been extending their supports towards it. BJP leader Daggubati Purandeswari addressing the media has made it clear that 14th Finance Commission has categorically ruled out the chances of Special Status and added that the special package and incentives for the economic growth and development of the state, would be offered to the state by the center. She said that as per the 14th Finance Commission’s recommendations, special status cannot be given to any State including Andhra Pradesh. As per the provisions of Reorganisation Act, AP would get the special package.