Andhra Pradesh News from August 16 to 18, 2018

  • Vijayawada: Chief Minister to review allotment of lands in Amaravati:: The State government will decide on the action to be taken for non-commencement of works on lands allotted to various institutions in Amaravati after a high-lv el meeting with Chandrababu Naidu, said Minister for Municipal Administration P.Narayana. Speaking to media, he said that there were some institutions to which land was allotted as reasonable prices in the purview of the AP CRDA but the works were not grounded in the stipulated time.
  • Visakhapatnam:: Villagers give rousing reception to Jagan Reddy:: When Jagan reached Bennavaram village of Narsipatnam constituency, he was received a rousing reception from the people. Starting his padayatra from Mulagapudi village, he reached Bennavaram via Kakarpalli Metlapalem crossroad. Braving rain, people marched along with Jagan Reddy. He reached Bayyapureddypalem via Krishnapuram and Duggada cross road, the electricity meter reading staff sought his help in getting regular wages. Women tied rachis to Jagan. In Narsipatnam, thousands gathered to meet him and Jagan addressed a public meeting.
  • Vijayawada:: High Court judges visit Amaravati:: High Court judges Suresh Kumar Kait and M.Sitarama Murty and Guntur district and sessions judge A.Hari Haranadha Sarma visited Amaravati on Saturday along with the AP CREDA Commissioner and Special Commissioner V.Rama Mohana Rao on Saturday. Justices Kait and Murty went around the judicial complex construction site, residential quarters being built for the All India Services officers at Rayapudi and other projects.
  • Vijayawada:: Chief Minister urged to give priority to senior citizens on Amaravati bonds::Asserting that it is not financially prudent to live on high-cost borrowings, State BJP chief spokesman Sudheesh Rambhotla has suggested to Chief Minister N.Chandrababu Naidu to follow certain guidelines if the government opines that there is no better option. In a letter, the BJP leader advised Chandrababu to accord top priority to senior citizens and farmers up to an investment of Rs.20 lakh, next preference to retail investors up to Rs.20 lakh from the State and the High Net Worth Individuals/trusts from the State and then to others.

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