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Amit Shah calls Chandrababu Naidu, asks him not to take 'tough decisions'

Amit Shah calls Chandrababu Naidu, asks him not to take 'tough decisions'

Naidu is reported to have advised the MPs to raise all issues in Parliament, and exert pressure on the Centre to fulfill the provisions of the AP State Reorganisation Act, 2014, and also to honour its promises.

The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) will not pull out of the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) "immediately" but, will start cornering the Narendra Modi government inside and outside the Parliament on the raw deal handed out to Andhra Pradesh in the recently tabled budget.

However, Naidu spoke everything but not about breaking up of alliance with the BJP, though many MPs suggested the same.

TDP president and Andhra chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu had on Friday held a lengthy meeting with senior party leaders to seek their views on the future course of action. The CM Chandrababu Naidu is highly unsatisfied and disappointed with the Government budget because he stated that the funds are not allotted for various projects to Andhra Pradesh. "At the time of the state bifurcation, I was the only one who demanded equal treatment to both the states". "TDP is an old ally of BJP, we will talk it out and tell them we are committed to the interests of Andhra Pradesh", said Madhav.

Before the meeting, several TDP leaders openly declared their dislike for BJP and wanted TDP to break the alliance. The TDP sources said that according to Naidu, the by-poll results are a clear example that people will be unsparing if governance is not good.

"It was all media speculation", Chowdary said when asked if the TDP was ready for a divorce with the NDA.

This strategy would be announced after a meeting of TDP Parliamentary Party at the CM's official residence at Amaravati on Sunday. "If required we will protest inside Parliament". We at the BJP are committed not only to address the TDP's concerns with regard to the Budget proposals, but also, all other issues of concern that it may have. "We have already taken up the issues with the Union finance minister, railway minister (on setting up a railway zone in Visakhapatnam). Today, we plan to review our ties with the BJP", Kesineni Srinivas, Vijayawada MP, said.