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CM Jagan Mohan Reddy’s push to have three capitals in Andhra Pradesh is illogical. What the state needs is a cohesive and efficient capital after it lost Hyderabad to Telangana, not a Tughlaqi proposal that is also a drain on resources. Reddy is putting his ego ahead of governance priorities.

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  1. Jagan is a thug as evidenced by his trip to jail. His family history is appalling. A murderer of a grandfather and an evil father who somehow became popular by giving a few crumbs to the poor while facilitating his crooked son to loot the state and become a billionaire in a shockingly short span of time! The illiterate duds of AP hail this crook and are left regretting their thoughtless actions. He is the CM AP deserves.

  2. Ok The Print
    You provide 1 lakh crore , to build govt buildings in the flood prone area of Amaravati.
    In Kurnool and Vizag there are enough govt lands to build permanent High court and Secretariat with less than 5000 crores. By the way, assembly stays at Amaravati.
    You give 1 lakh crore rupees or keep clam and shut off your ego.

  3. It is a bad move to have 3 capitals which will cause economic burden on a State with already affected income and revenue.

    1) Why move HC to Kurnool when a 500 Cr. worth HC is already constructed in Amatavati ?

    (loss of money if moved)

    2) Why also move HOD & Secretariat when already in Amaravati ?

    3) lot of lands already allocated to private educational institutes in Amaravati. , what will happen if capital moves ? no one wants to come and invest.

    4) vizag is already a developed & fast developing state if we have a new planned capital city, then that would uplift the revenue of state. Irrespective of being a capital vizag will be developed due to port, steel plant & railways and other resources having in abundance there

  4. Then South Africa president Mr.Jacob Zuma himself confessed in their Parliament that they can no more maintain 3 capitals.How do a failed experiment in SA can be taken as an inspiration in AP ????

  5. Partly because part of my childhood was spent in Vizag, had thought it would make a fine capital, with some additional investments. Creating a brand new capital was a vanity project, all the more for a state that had lost its revenue stream from Hyderabad. There was something extravagant about Amaravati, which looks like a film set. The new CM is proving to be a disruptive force. Time to settle down to serious governance. It would be heartbreaking for the people of Andhra Pradesh who have blessed him with such a large mandate if he proves to be a dud.

  6. Can The Print fund 2 lakh crore to build high-fancy capital Amaravati?

    1. Is it a bad move to set up the High Court in Kurnool and calling the place as Judicial Capital?
    2. How come Vizag, with its already built infrastructure, can’t be an executive captial?
    3. Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy many times reiterated that Amaravti will be continued as a Legislative capital of AP. How can The Print dub it as a dubious thought?

    My dear, “Capital Reporter” as The Caravan calls you, kindly stop character assassination campaign to defame AP Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy.

    Get a bifurcated Andhra Pradesh map, with it’s 972-km long coastline before putting up a write-up next time.


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