Chandrababu Naidu fast Highlights: Chandrababu Naidu ends fast with water offered by former PM Deve Gowda
Chandrababu Naidu’s hunger strike: The Andhra Pradesh CM ill undertake a day-long fast in Delhi on Monday, seeking special category status for the state and fulfilment of other commitments made by the Centre at the time of state’s bifurcation.
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Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu will undertake a day-long fast in Delhi on Monday, seeking special category status for the state and fulfilment of other commitments made by the Centre at the time of state’s bifurcation.
Naidu will begin the ‘Dharma Porata Deeksha’ at the Andhra Pradesh Bhavan at 8 am after paying tributes to Mahatma Gandhi at Raj Ghat.
The fast is expected to turn out to be a grand show of unity of opposition parties with 21 leaders expressing their solidarity for the Naidu’s cause. A source from the Telugu Desam Parliamentary Party (TDPP) said on condition of anonymity Congress president Rahul Gandhi will visit Naidu and express his solidarity for the cause of Andhra Pradesh, besides several other national leaders.
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Chandrababu Naidu ends fast
Chandrababu Naidu ends his fast with water offered by former PM Deve Gowda.
Prime Minister and NDA govt, they are dividing the country: CM Naidu
The present Prime Minister & NDA govt, they are dividing the country. They are building hate campaign among people. Ultimately, they want political gain, but it can’t be, says Andhra Pradesh chief minister and TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu in Delhi, reports ANI.
At Chandrababu’s day-long hunger strike, Kejriwal says Modi behaves like PM of Pakistan
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, DMK’s T Siva and TMC’s Derek O’ Brien have arrived at Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu’s day-long fast in Delhi.
“We want to tell the prime minister that he is not the PM of BJP, he is the pm of the people of this country. The way he treats the states with Opposition parties at helm. it seems he is not the PM of Hindustan but of Pakistan,” said Kejriwal.
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, DMK's T Siva and TMC's Derek O' Brien at Andhra Pradesh CM & TDP Chief N Chandrababu Naidu's day-long fast in Delhi pic.twitter.com/MITRXrgyiH— ANI (@ANI) February 11, 2019
Naidu joined by cabinet colleagues, Opposition leaders at his day-long hunger strike
Naidu’s cabinet colleagues, MPs, state legislators and leaders of student and employees groups and mass organisations were sitting with him on the fast. A string of Opposition political leaders also met the TDP chief at his day-long hunger strike.
Demand of special status to Andhra should be fulfilled without any further loss of time: Manmohan Singh
Former PM Manmohan Singh arrived at TDP chief’s day-long hunger strike, where he said, “the demand of special status to Andhra Pradesh should be fulfilled without any further loss of time.”
Delhi: Former Prime Minister & Congress leader Manmohan Singh at Andhra Pradesh CM N Chandrababu Naidu's day-long fast, at Andhra Pradesh Bhawan. pic.twitter.com/wEym76Hftk— ANI (@ANI) February 11, 2019
‘Is Andhra not part of India?’: Rahul joins Chandrababu’s dharna
“What kind of a prime minister is this, who can’t fulfil a promise he made to the people of Andhra Pradesh. Is Andhra Pradesh not a part of this country that he is not fulfilling the commitment he made to the state? Mr. Modi has got no credibility left. I assure you, in coming days the Opposition will show BJP its true place,” said Rahul Gandhi at Chandrababu Naidu’s day-long hunger strike.
Rahul arrives at Chandrababu’s day-long hunger strike
Rahul Gandhi has arrived at Chandrababu Naidu’s day-long hunger strike against Centre. National Conference’s Farooq Abdullah and NCP’s Majeed Memon are also at the hunger strike venue.
Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi at the Andhra Pradesh CM N Chandrababu Naidu's day-long hunger strike against the central government. pic.twitter.com/rKCjz9wz2l— ANI (@ANI) February 11, 2019
We are here to unite the nation, BJP is here to divide: Chandrababu Naidu
“We are seeking justice. We are a part of the country. I am asking national media to show solidarity to us. It is our duty to remind him when he is not protecting Raj dharma. We are suffering because of central government. We are here to unite the nation, the BJP is here to divide, said Chandrababu Naidu.
PM visited Guntur one day before the dharna. What was the need? asks Chandrababu
Attacking the prime minister’s Andhra Pradesh visit, Chandrababu Naidu said,”Today, we came here all the way to protest against central govt. Yesterday, PM visited Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, one day before the dharna. What is the need, I am asking.”
Personal attacks by PM on me unwarranted: Chandrababu
“You (PM spend so much time launching personal attacks on me that you forgot your promises. The personal attacks by PM on me are unwarranted. You can criticise my work but you shouldn’t do personal attacks. You haven’t fulfilled your promises. If you don’t , even now, we know how to get it done. It’s about our self respect,” said Chandrababu Naidu
BJP govt failed at every front: Naidu
“The BJP govt failed at giving special status to Andhra, to release funds for the state. They have failed at every front,” said TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu
Chandrababu’s hunger strike against Centre over demand of special status to Andhra
Andhra Pradesh CM and Telugu Desam Party chief N Chandrababu Naidu began his day-long hunger strike at Andhra Pradesh Bhawan. His hunger strike is against the central govt over the issue of special status to Andhra Pradesh.
In March last year, the TDP had pulled out of the NDA government over its refusal to grant a special status to Andhra Pradesh.
Andhra CM likely to be joined by cabinet colleagues, lawmakers in his day-long fast
The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief, Naidu, is likley to be joined by his cabinet colleagues, MPs, state legislators, and leaders of students and employees groups and mass organisations in his day-long fast in Delhi.
Farooq Abdullah, Arvind Kejriwal to visit Naidu
Chairman of JKNC Farooq Abdullah and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal will also visit Chandrababu Naidu’s one day fasting protest at 10 am and 1pm at AP Bhavan respectively.
Rahul Gandhi to visit Chandrababu Naidu at Andhra Pradesh Bhavan
Congress president Rahul Gandhi will be visiting N Chandrababu Naidu’s Dharma Porata Deeksha (one day fasting protest) on Monday between 9am to 10am at Andhra Pradesh Bhavan.
Chandrababu Naidu pays tribute at Rajghat
Andhra Pradesh CM and Telugu Desam Party chief N Chandrababu Naidu paid tribute at Rajghat. Naidu is observing a daylong hunger strike here today against the central govt over the issue of special status to Andhra Pradesh.
Delhi: Andhra Pradesh CM and Telugu Desam Party chief N Chandrababu Naidu pays tribute at Rajghat. He is observing a daylong hunger strike here today against the central govt over the issue of special status to Andhra Pradesh. pic.twitter.com/jqlvtwYStn— ANI (@ANI) February 11, 2019