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No overlapping of constituencies in AP, TS: Sadananda Goud

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Union Law Minister D. V. Sadananda Gowda on Thursday informed the Lok Sabha that the no part of any Parliamentary or Assembly constituency of Telangana or Andhra Pradesh falls into the othe State.

In a written reply, Sadananda Gowda said that the Election commission has informed that under provisions of the Andhra Pradesh Reorganization Act, 2014 which came into force on 2nd June, 2014, a new State of Telangana comprising areas of 1-10 districts (except a part of Khammam District which has been retained in the State of Andhra Pradesh) was created.

Accordingly, the areas of remaining 13 Districts (11-23) of the existing State of Andhra Pradesh and a part of Khammam District remained in the existing State of Andhra Pradesh under section 3 of the Andhra Pradesh Reorganization Act, 2014. Further, as per the Andhra Pradesh Reorganization Act, 2014 (Removal of Difficulties) Order, 2015, the extent of 53-Rampachodavaram (ST) and 67-Polavaram (ST) Assembly Constituencies of the State of Andhra Pradesh and 110-Pinapaka (ST), 118-Aswaraopeta (ST) and 119-Bhadrachalam (ST) Assembly constituencies falling in the State of Telangana have been modified Vide Presidential order dated 22nd April, 2015.

As a result of the above modifications, no part of any Parliamentary or Assembly constituency of one State falls into the other State, he said. (INN)