YSRCP to launch agitation for special status: Jagan

Visakhapatnam: YSR Congress chief Y S Jaganmohan Reddy today sought people’s support to launch an agitation for the ‘special category status’ for Andhra Pradesh.

Addressing a public meeting at Indira Priyadarshni Municipal stadium here this evening, he said YSRCP will soon launch an agitation demanding special status for the state.

“I need your help and support. Please extend your cooperation to strengthen my hands to launch an agitation till we achieve special status for Andhra Pradesh which is in deep trouble after the bifurcation,” he said.

Jaganmohan alleged that Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu is “misleading” people by talking about special package offered by the Centre instead of pressing for special category status.

He also said the Centre is yet to announce Railway zone for Visakhapatnam, which is promised in the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act.