RRS demands separate state for Rayalaseema

RRS demands separate state for Rayalaseema
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Rayalaseema Rashtra Samithi (RRS) founder K Venkata Subba Reddy demanded that the BJP-led NDA government should create separate state with 11 districts of Rayalaseema for region development.

Chittoor: Rayalaseema Rashtra Samithi (RRS) founder K Venkata Subba Reddy demanded that the BJP-led NDA government should create separate state with 11 districts of Rayalaseema for region development.

Highlights:

  • Seema development not possible without separate state, says Venkata Subba Reddy
  • RRS leader alleges TDP govt neglecting Rayalaseema development

The RRS leader said that separate state can only ensure Rayalaseema development as the TDP government showing discrimination towards backward region. Speaking to The Hans India here on Saturday, Reddy said that the RRS would conduct a plenary on August 9, 2017 at Tirupati for passing a resolution for separate Rayalaseema state with 11 districts.

The 11 districts are Chittoor, Kadapa, Kurnool, Anantapur, Nellore, Prakasam, Raichur, Bellary, Kolar, Krishnagiri and Vellore. Raichur, Bellary and Kolar districts are part of Karnataka state and Krishnagiri and Vellore districts belongs to Tamil Nadu state. He stated that the representative of all the 11 districts would take part in the plenary.

Asked about inclusion of Tamil Nadu and Karnataka districts in the proposed Rayalaseema state, the RRS leader said that he took a decision of including those districts in the proposed Rayalaseema state after holding consultations with people. Reddy stated that the people of Rayalaseema are fed up with the indifferent attitude of the TDP government towards their region.

He sought Rs 10,000 crore development package for Rayalaseema from the central government. The RSS leader also demanded that the funds of TTD and Srisailam temple should be spent for Rayalaseema development only.

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