Andhra Pradesh Assembly has adopted a resolution requesting the Centre to expeditiously implement all provisions contained in the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act 2014, including grant of Special Category Status to the state. CM Chandrababu moved the resolution under Rule 77 in the Assembly by listing 17 main issues that the state wanted the Centre to address immediately. Chandra Babu govt apparently decided to move the resolution as the Congress raised the issues of grant of special category status to Andhra Pradesh and implementation of other provisions of the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act.

The House unanimously resolves to request the Govt of India to implement expeditiously all the provisions contained in the 'Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act 2014 and assurances made in Parliament and to continue to handhold the state till it achieves level-playing field on par with neighbouring states, the resolution said. 

The main issues highlighted were Construction of Railway Zone at Vizag, increase number of seats in the Legislative Assembly from 175 to 225, amend Presidential Order pertaining to local status with regard to education and employment, establishment of steel plant at Kadapa port at Dugarajapatna and amend the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act and some of the other issues underlined by the Assembly.

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