Jagan meets Modi; hints at chances of AP getting special category status grim
On the impact points of his landslide triumph in both Assembly and Lok Sabha polls, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister-designate YS Jaganmohan Reddy on Sunday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the capital and raised, in addition to other things, the key issue of "special category status" for the state.
Reddy, whose appointive triumph was to a great extent on the guarantee of conveying 'special category status', asked the Prime Minister to be "unselfish" with the general population of Andhra Pradesh.
His gathering with Modi went on for about 60 minutes.
Amid the election battle, Reddy hosted said he would bolster the get-together at the national dimension which guarantees to concede 'special category status' to Andhra Pradesh. Reddy's YSR Congress has won 151 of the 175 assembly seats and 22 of 25 Lok Sabha bodies electorate in Andhra Pradesh.
"It is next to no we can do in requesting and directing. In any case, indeed, we met the Prime Minister and disclosed to him why special category status is so significant for us," Reddy told journalists in the wake of gathering Modi at the last's home in the capital.
The AP Chief Minister-assign additionally said that he would make it a point to help Modi to remember this issue at whatever point he meets the Prime Minister. "I will remind him this was the word given on the floor of Parliament", Reddy said.
Reddy later met BJP President Amit Shah and looked for his help on the issue.
"Today, we probably won't get it (special category status or SCS). We show to be at someone's kindness; however, I will remind him (Modi) over and over and sometimes things will transform," he said.
Soon after the meeting with Jagan Reddy, the Prime Minister tweeted: “Had an excellent meeting with Andhra Pradesh’s CM designate @ysjagan. We had a fruitful interaction on several issues pertaining to APs development. Assured him all possible support from the Centre during his term.”
With the NDA getting a landslide triumph of 353 seats and BJP itself accomplishing 303 seats in the simply finished up Lok Sabha elections, there won't be any requirement for the decision regulation to take a gander at YSR Congress for help - a point recognized by Reddy.
"They (BJP) needn't bother with us (to shape Government). They are strong," Reddy said.