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Andhra Pradesh govt repeals invoice that had proposed 3 capital cities

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Andhra Pradesh govt repeals bill that had proposed 3 capital cities

After going through virtually 2 years of extended protest by farmers and Opposition, the Jagan Mohan Reddy authorities in Andhra Pradesh on Monday determined to repeal the Bills that has proposed 3 capital cities for the state. The authorities has confirmed that the state would now have just one capital – Amaravati. 
The Jagan Reddy authorities on Monday determined to repeal the Bills that may enable Andhra Pradesh to have three capitals. @swastikadas95 shares particulars with @Arunima24 pic.twitter.com/PEJnThkaNu— News18 (@CNNnews18) November 22, 2021
According to reviews, the State Cabinet, which met within the Legislative Assembly in Vijayawada on Monday, has determined to revoke the AP Decentralisation and Inclusive Development of All Regions Bill, 2020, which was supposed to have three capitals for the State.
Advocate General S Sriram knowledgeable the identical to the Andhra Pradesh High Court, which is listening to a batch of petitions difficult the AP Decentralisation and Inclusive Development of All Regions Bill, 2020 and AP Capital Region Development Authority Repeal Bills, 2020. Advocate Sriram stated the chief minister would make a press release on this within the state Assembly. 
Jagan Mohan Reddy’s bold tri-capital plan had proposed the chief capital in Visakhapatnam, legislative capital in Amaravati and judicial capital in Kurnool. Jagan Mohan Reddy had touted the inclusive progress of all three areas of the State as his govt’s rationale behind the choice.
This determination, from the very starting, nevertheless, confronted opposition from the Opposition events and likewise the farmers from the Amaravati area who had given their lands for the proposed capital metropolis throughout the Chandrababu Naidu govt rule.
A batch of petitions had been filed by Amaravati area farmers and the day by day listening to of the case is being held by the High Court presently.
At the start of the month, the Amaravati farmers had launched a 45-day maha padayatra ‘Nyayasthanam to Devasthanam’ (High Court to Temple) from Amaravati to Tirumala with a requirement to have Amaravati as the only real capital of the State. Recently even Andhra legal professionals staged a protest towards transferring the High Court from Amaravati to Kurnool. 
In June 2020, the Jagan Mohan Reddy authorities enacted two separate legal guidelines. Firstly the Andhra Pradesh Capital Region Development (Repeal) Act, which was geared toward abolishing the authority created by the earlier TDP authorities in 2015 to develop Amaravati because the state capital.
Secondly, the AP Decentralisation and Inclusive Development of All Regions Act geared toward establishing three capitals for the state – government capital at Visakhapatnam, judicial capital at Kurnool and legislative capital at Amaravati.
Protests erupt over Jagan Mohan Reddy’s tri-capital Bills
Soon after the then governor, Biswa Bhusan Harichandan had signed the 2 Bills, tens of 1000’s of farmers, who gave up over 34,000 acres of agricultural land to construct the state capital in Amaravati, challenged the 2 controversial Bills within the High Court.
Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy’s predecessor Chandrababu Naidu of the Telugu Desam Party who had named Amaravati because the state capital after Hyderabad went to Telangana had additionally opposed Jagan Mohan Reddy’s tri-capital proposal.
Andhra Pradesh govt abolishes legislative council after it rejects the 3-capital payments
In January final 12 months, the Andhra Pradesh authorities led by YS Jagan Mohan Reddy had abolished the legislative council after the 3-capital payments had been rejected by the higher home.
The TDP opposed the decision. “The government has taken the decision only because the TDP had stalled the attempt to create three capitals and sent the decentralization of administration bills to the select committee,” TDP lawmaker Deepak Reddy stated.
Following the extended protests towards the proposal, CM Jagan had within the month of June met Union Home Minister Amit Shah. Explaining his authorities’s stand to have three capitals geared toward making certain inclusive progress of all of the three areas of the State, he urged the Centre to challenge a re-notification for the placement of the High Court in Kurnool.
However, regardless of the assembly, the Centre had not but issued any notification for shifting the High Court to Kurnool and the President’s assent continues to be pending on Jagan’s three capitals legislation.
The BJP had additionally rejected the three capitals payments, asserting that it stands with the demand to construct the state capital as proposed in Amravati. Protests by TDP, BJP and Janasena have been happening for over 3 years towards the invoice.