CM YS Jagan To Meet PM Modi Today, To Reiterate SCS For State 

12 Feb, 2020 11:22 IST|Sakshi
File Photo of AP CM YS Jagan With PM  Narendra Modi

AMARAVATI: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy will be visiting New Delhi on Wednesday for a crucial meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi with regards to the Special Category Status and other issues related to the State.

According to the CM's Office, the Chief Minister will fly to New Delhi at 12.45 pm soon after the state Cabinet meeting and hold a meeting with the Prime Minister from 4.10 pm to 6 pm.

The "three capitals" issue apart, the abolition of the state Legislative Council will also be top on Jagan's agenda for his discussion with Modi, the sources said.

The Chief Minister is also expected to explain to the Prime Minister his government's plans to "decentralize the administration" as such, particularly moving the seat of power the state Secretariat to port city Visakhapatnam.

He will also reiterate the request for special category status to AP, expeditious release of funds for the Polavaram multipurpose project and the revenue deficit grant and other Central funds for the cash-starved state.

After chairing the Cabinet meeting in the Secretariat on Wednesday morning, the Chief Minister will leave for Delhi in the afternoon.

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