Friday, April 20, 2018 02:10 PM

Why every party in Andhra Pradesh is talking about special status?

What made the rival Andhra Parties to unite to express no-confidence on the Modi Ministry? The doomsday political narrative built around bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh in the run-up to 2014 and later especially for political reasons created a strong sentiment of special category status to beleaguered State. In a bid to tide over the Andhra people's anger due to its complicity in arbitrary bifurcation resulting in a strong perception of injustice, the BJP itself authored special status and made the then UPA regime to accept its demand. During the 2014 campaign Modi's unique Selling Proposition (USP) was that it authored special status and shall implement it for 15 years as the UPA promised for 5 years only. The special status was presented as the only hope of rebuilding the truncated state. As the 'special' sentiment flows thick and fast through the Krishna-Godavari rivers, the warring political parties of Andhra Pradesh have no option except to unite. Both the central and state BJP fail to sell its version of the 'special' narrative making the entire Andhra political spectra to turn hostile to saffron party.

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Behind the change of guard in Andhra Pradesh BJP

Close on the heels of divorce between BJP and the TDP, the change of guard in Andhra Pradesh BJP is taking place. This cannot be an accidental coincidence. The change is integral to the strategic shift in saffron politics in the state. Kambhampati Hari Babu, not just mild mannered and soft spoken is seen to be not hostile to relations with TDP.

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