Revanth Reddy, CBN discuss post-bifurcation issues imageRevanth Reddy, CBN discuss post-bifurcation issues image

The meeting, which was held at the Mahatma Jyotirao Phule Praja Bhavan here, is learned to have discussed 10 key issues over about two hours. On Post-Bifurcation

Hyderabad: The Chief Ministers of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, A Revanth Reddy and N Chandrababu Naidu, who met here on Saturday, have set the ball rolling for further discussions on inter-state subjects, including resolutions of post-bifurcation issues arising out of the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act of 2014.

Revanth Reddy and Chandrababu Naidu Meet to Address Post-Bifurcation Challenges

Revanth Reddy and Chandrababu Naidu convened at the Mahatma Jyotirao Phule Praja Bhavan for a crucial meeting, dedicating about two hours to discussing 10 key issues. The Chief Ministers agreed to establish two committees—one comprising ministers and another with officials—to tackle these challenges effectively. They emphasized finding solutions that safeguard the interests of both states involved.

During the meeting, Revanth Reddy and Naidu sought suggestions from officials to resolve pending issues. They also delved into the legal implications, focusing primarily on matters concerning the distribution of assets and liabilities of 12 institutions listed under Schedule IX and X of the Reorganisation Act.

This collaborative effort underscores their commitment to addressing longstanding issues arising from the bifurcation, aiming for equitable and practical solutions that benefit all stakeholders involved.

Telangana and Andhra Pradesh Address Power Dues and Infrastructural Allocation

Telangana and Andhra Pradesh recently addressed longstanding issues, including pending power dues and allocation of key infrastructural assets.

Post-bifurcation, Andhra Pradesh sought Rs. 6,742 crore in payment for power supplied to Telangana, while Telangana insisted on Rs. 17,828 crore reimbursement, citing expenses incurred due to terminated power purchase agreements.

The meeting, initiated by Andhra Pradesh’s Chandrababu Naidu and attended by Telangana’s Revanth Reddy and Deputy Chief Minister Mallu Bhatti Vikramarka, aimed to resolve these financial disputes and allocate resources equitably.

During the discussions, Andhra Pradesh also raised requests for a dedicated Andhra Pradesh Bhavan and the allocation of buildings such as the Lake View Guest House, Hermitage Buildings, and CID Headquarters.

This collaborative effort underscores their commitment to finding mutually beneficial solutions and fostering constructive dialogue for the development of both states.

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    Conclusion

    As Telangana and Andhra Pradesh continue to navigate post-bifurcation challenges, the recent meeting marks a positive step towards resolving financial disputes and allocating resources equitably. By fostering open dialogue and cooperation, both states are working towards a shared goal of sustainable development and mutual prosperity. The outcome of these discussions will impact the future trajectory of inter-state relations, emphasizing the importance of collaborative efforts in addressing complex regional issues.

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