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Naidu urges Centre to amend Presidential Order

Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu today urged the Centre to make suitable amendments to the Presidential Order for considering extension of benefit of local status to the children of Andhra Pradesh government employees and others who do not fulfill the criteria as laid down and become non-locals in terms of existing definition of Presidential orders meant for both Education and employment on shifting from the common capital of Hyderabad to Amaravathi, the new capital of A P.
In a letter to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Chandrababu Naidu stated the bifurcation of then united Andhra Pradesh state has created an unexpected dimensions for the people, who will have to move to the residuary State of Andhra Pradesh. The Presidential Order mandates local status on the basis of minimum period of four years study or resides in a particular area. The children of families who shift to AP during this period will not have qualification of four years as required from the date of shifting. In view of the bifurcation, it was responsibility of the AP government to protect the interests of the people going to be shifted to residuary State in the fields of Education and employment, Naidu said.
The Chief Minister said suitable amendments should be made for candidates, who migrate to any part of Andhra Pradesh from Telangana after bifurcation within a period of three years from the date of bifurcation of the State will have the local status of the place where they choose to reside on par with candidates, who are having local status of that area as per guidelines to be issued by the government. (NSS)