Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu called for emergency party meeting after getting upset over the Budget 2018-2019. TDP (Telugu Desam Party) is BJP’s biggest ally in the South region. As per the reports, the emergency party meeting called by CM Chandrababu Naidu to be held on Sunday where he is going to review the ties with BJP. Yesterday, CM Chandrababu Naidu said he is upset over the Budget and will hold emergency party meeting. The TDP parliamentarian TG Venkatesh in reports said we are going to declare war and we have three options – first is to try and continue, second is TDP’s MP may resign and the third is to end the alliance.
BJP’s second major alliance TDP claimed that central government has sidelined the Andhra State in the Union Budget 2018-19. TDP party alliance with BJP had highly disappointed at the ignorance of the Central government. As per the reports, Union Minister YS Chowdhary said the state is disappointed with Centre as the Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had not addressed its needs in the Union Budget session 2018-19. He said people and the party members get disappointed after Union Budget presented in parliament. And said we are in alliance with the Bharatiya Janta party and will fight for our share.
TDP and BJP party had contested 2014 elections and allianced after the election. However, the relationship between both the parties has soured after the 2014 elections as the TDP party felt that the Centre ignored Andhra Pradesh making it reel under huge revenue deficit. The State’s party TDP also believed that centre is not willing to give adequate funds for its new capital Amravati. The TDP’s minister said Finance Minister Arun Jaitley did not utter a word Andhra Pradesh during his budget speech. And if BJP doesn’t want to continue the alliance then TDP party would own itself, said party leaders.