Telugu Desam Party, abbreviated as TDP, is a regional political party active in the southern states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. The party was founded by N.T. Ramarao on 29 March 1982. Since 1995, the party is headed by N. Chandrababu Naidu, the incumbent Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh. The party's headquarters is located at NTR Bhavan in Hyderabad.N. T.
Police here on Monday detained YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) legislator Alla Ramakrishna Reddy and his supporter for orgsing a rally in favour of government's proposal of three capitals in the state.
A committee formed by the Andhra Pradesh government to look into the three-capital proposal on Monday sought the opinion of Amaravati farmers, who have been protesting against the proposal for nearly a month.
The YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) on Sunday accused TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu of attempting to create unrest in Andhra Pradesh by sharing fake videos and photographs on social media over the protests against the three-capital proposal in Amaravati region.
Telugu Desam Party (TDP) MP Jayadev Galla on Saturday said that his party will keep on opposing National Register of Citizens (NRC) until it becomes clear that it would not be detrimental to the interests of Muslims in the country.
YSRCP leader and Andhra Pradesh State Agriculture Mission (AP SAM) vice-chairman MVS Nagi Reddy suggested that the farmers of Amaravati region should hold talks with High Power Committee regarding their issues and said that the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) president N Chandrababu Naidu is 'provoking' farmers of the state for his 'selfish motives'.
Ahead of the protest in the state, Andhra Pradesh Police on Tuesday placed some Telugu Desam Party (TDP) leaders under house arrest to avoid them from joining the demonstration against the three capitals proposal, demanding that Amaravati is retained as the only capital of the state.
Andhra Pradesh police on Tuesday placed opposition TDP MPs in Guntur and Vijayawada and other party leaders under house arrest to prevent them from joining ongoing protest over three capitals proposal.
The state Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) unit on Wednesday expressed solidarity with the farmers who are agitating against Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy's idea of three capitals in the state.
Protest by farmers erupted in Amaravati on Friday after experts' panel submitted its report to the Andhra Pradesh government, recommending that some functions of the capital be moved to Visakhapatnam and Kurnool.
Ending the uncertainty over future of Amaravati as Andhra Pradesh capital, Chief Minister Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Tuesday said the state may have three capitals with executive and judicial capitals coming up in Visakhaptnam and Kurnool respectively.