KCR urges Modi to table delimitation Bill in Parliament

KCR urges Modi to table delimitation Bill in Parliament
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Highlights

Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao on Wednesday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and urged him to introduce the Bill for increasing the number of seats in Telangana Legislative Assembly during the ongoing monsoon Session of the Parliament.

New Delhi: Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao on Wednesday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and urged him to introduce the Bill for increasing the number of seats in Telangana Legislative Assembly during the ongoing monsoon Session of the Parliament.

KCR is said to have asked the Prime Minister to hand over the defence land in Secunderabad Cantonment area to State government to enable construction of two multi-level flyovers.

Highlights:

  • During his visit to Delhi, Chief Minister has met the Prime Minister and urged him to fulfil the promises incorporated in the AP Reorganisation Act
  • He has also met NDA Vice-Presidential candidate M Venkaiah Naidu and congratulated him

He said the State government was ready to provide alternate land to defence authorities. He further informed him that the State government proposes to construct a new Secretariat building on Bison Grounds in Secunderabad and urged him to complete the formalities soon.

He also appealed to the Prime Minister to ensure fulfilment of assurances given to Telangana State in the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act. Meanwhile, the Prime Minister thanked KCR for supporting the NDA candidates for President and Vice-President's posts.

Earlier during the day, the Chief Minister met Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and sought GST exemptions for beedi and granite industries. Similarly, he said the works pertaining to Mission Bhagiratha and Mission Kakatiya should be given total exemption from GST. He also urged Jaitley to release more funds for various projects being executed by State government.
KCR also met NDA's candidate for Vice-President post M Venkaiah Naidu and congratulated him on the candidature.

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