No need special status to AP: Chandrababu’s letter to Centre released

The Central government released an official communication letter written by caretaker Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu when TDP was an ally in the BJP-led NDA government. In an election meeting,
Union Minister Piyush Goyal said that Chandrababu himself wrote a letter to the Centre to give a yearly grant of Rs 3,500 crore to the AP and Rs 17,500 crore for five years instead of Special Category Status. Chandrababu broke alliance with the NDA alleging BJP failed to fulfil the assurances of the AP Reorganisation Act.