Jealous opposition creating hurdles in Andhra Pradesh's progress: Naidu

Vijayawada (AP): Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu said on Monday that the opposition parties were creating hurdles as they were "jealous" of progress of the state under the TDP rule.

"Under the TDP rule, Andhra Pradesh is making progress more than other states. With the vision to move ahead with investor-friendly policies, the state is attracting huge investments for industrial advancement and to provide better employment opportunities," Naidu told TDP workers while interacting with them via video-conferencing from here.

According to a release by the Information and Public Relations Department, Naidu told his party men that the state government successfully conducted CII summit, where MoUs for investment of about Rs 4.71 lakh crore.

A file photo of Chandrababu Naidu. AFP

A file photo of Chandrababu Naidu. AFP

The state government also convinced many multinational firms at the recently-held World Economic Forum at Davos to set up their units in the state, Naidu was quoted as telling the party men.

"But all such efforts by the state created jealousy in the minds of opposition leaders and hence they create disturbances to pose difficulties in the path of development," he said.

The Chief Minister asked his party men to explain to the people the facts on both the success of the government in many fields and the role of opposition in disrupting development initiatives.

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Updated Date: May 30, 2016 19:09:53 IST

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