Tuesday, February 20, 2018 05:09 AM

'To be or not to be in NDA': Chandrababu Naidu's dilemma as TDP, BJP relations hit new low post budget

Chandrababu Naidu is caught in a Hamletian dilemma — to be or not to be in the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA). The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) is simmering with discontent over the manner in which Arun Jaitley's 2018 Union Budget treated Andhra Pradesh.

It's holding crucial meetings on Friday and Saturday, yielding speculation in the political circles on the fate of the ruling alliance in the state. Naidu has openly displayed his anger and frustration over the raw deal meted out to the residuary state of Andhra Pradesh despite NDA ruling in both the state and the Centre.

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