Naidu Calls June 2, A Black Day
Amaravati: Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu had termed June 2, the bifurcation day as black day for the people of Andhra Pradesh as they were betrayed by the Congress in the name of bifurcation. Speaking at the third Nava Nirmana Deeksha, a week-long event planned by the State government marking the bifurcation, Chandrababu Naidu said that the Congress leaders in Delhi have bifurcated the State humiliating the people of Andhra Pradesh. The Congress leaders did not care for the cries of the people during bifurcation, he said and added that he had met several Chief Ministers and leaders of various parties seeking equal justice to both Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. He also recalled that he had asked the Congress leaders to hold consultations with the leaders of Telangana and Seemandhra to settle the issues between the two States.
He blamed the Congress leaders for the unjust bifurcation and maintained that the people have taught a fitting lesson to the Congress. He wanted people not to allow the Congress to come back to power in the near future for their crime.
Reiterating that bifurcation was executed doing a lot of injustice to the Andhra Pradesh without capital and with a revenue deficit of ₹ 16,000 crore, he said that the State was also not given institutions to give higher education for the students and create employment. However, he said it was time for the people to fight for their rights on one side and work hard to develop the State. He said he had developed the State in several sectors during the last three years and added that the government would place the fact sheets before them for the next six days. He wanted people to discuss on the concept papers and give suggestions to the government on proceeding further.
Chandrababu Naidu administered pledge to the people rededicating them for the development of the State in the years to come. He wanted people of all sections in the State to work with him to develop the State.