BJP takes exception to TDP criticism

Mamata Banerjee

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The ties between the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are strained, with the former publicly expressing unhappiness over the Union Budget not offering any special benefits to Andhra Pradesh. "We never said (about snapping ties).it's all speculation", he had said following a meeting of top party leaders.

According to a confidante of Naidu, the TDP chief understood the "Delhi dynamics" well during his meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi in mid-January. The BJP has not said anything about not wanting an alliance. However, the YSR Congress' demands revolved around granting a special status to the state post reorganisation. "So, if things don't improve, then we will strike", he said.

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Earlier this week, the TDP vowed to continue to press the Centre for various allocations to Andhra Pradesh. "If the alliance does break, the party will go ahead and say that only Naidu can save AP from its problems as the centre is not giving funds", he said. "All BJP allies are unhappy with the way BJP is treating them even though they are the ones who helped the BJP grow".

"Allies including N Chandrababu Naidu and Shiv Sena are upset because they haven't received any accommodation till now". On 23 January, Thackeray had declared that the Sena, another NDA constituent, would fight the next round of elections alone. The TDP leader, however, denied it and said that no such communication has been made. The Telugu Desam Party-BJP coalition is letting the party leaders' mind rambling in varied directions. Sources said the meeting discussed the "injustice" heaped on the state in the proposals and there was a "strong mood" among TDP leaders to break away from the alliance with the Senior TDP leaders said off the record that nearly everyone, including many district unit chiefs, wanted the TDP to end the alliance with the after the "ignored" the state.

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"Bengaluru, Mumbai and Ahmedabad got a substantial allocation for various projects but none of our projects, including the Vijayawada and Visakhapatnam Metro rail, got anything", one of the sources quoted Naidu as saying at the meeting.

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