Jagan meets Amit Shah, urges him to ‘soften PM Modi’s heart’ on special status for Andhra



Andhra Pradesh CM Jagan Mohan Reddy met Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday in the national capital and requested him to soften PM Modis heart on granting special category status to his state. Jagan said he will raise the issue on Saturday, during fifth NITI Aayog Governing Council meeting, which will be chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. I took an appointment with Home Minister today evening to try and prevail on him, to also soften PMs heart on special category status, what well definitely be asking for in tomorrows NITI Aayog meeting He further urged the NDA Government at the Centre to fulfil all commitments that were made under the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act. As far as the ruling BJP is concerned, it has already told the Andhra government that the issue of Special Status was a closed chapter. There won The special package offered earlier in lieu of SCS will continue. Anyone who thinks that pressure can be put on the Centre to secure special status is mistaken, Earlier, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had refused to attend Niti Aayog meeting. In a letter to PM Modi she wrote,

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