Chandrababu Naidu meets Amit Shah, Presidential Poll among issues discussed
BJP president Amit Shah today met TDP chief and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu amid reports of souring ties between their parties, with the two breaking bread together and dedicating to people ambulances equipped with modern life support systems.
Apart from discussing the political scenario in the country at a luncheon meeting, the two leaders exchanged their views on the upcoming presidential election. “There was a general discussion on the political scenario in AP and also about the forthcoming presidential election,” a TDP leader, who attended the lunch hosted by the chief minister said. Union ministers M Venkaiah Naidu, Suresh Prabhu, Y S Chowdary, state TDP president K Kala Venkata Rao, state ministers Yanamala Ramakrishnudu, Kamineni Srinivas, Nara Lokesh and state BJP president Kambhampati Hari Babu were also present.
Shah was on a day-long visit to Vijayawada to address the party’s polling booth-level workers, as part of his nationwide outreach exercise. The meeting came in the wake of the BJP’s Telangana unit severing its ties with the TDP and acrimony between the second-rung leaders of the two parties in Andhra Pradesh. The two sides have sparred over a host of issues, particularly on the demand for special category status to …read more