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Written by Uma Sudhir |
Friday September 5, 2014, VIjayawada
The suspense is finally over. Employees from the Seemandhra region, who actively participated in trying to stop bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, are celebrating the announcement of Andhra Pradesh's new capital location around Vijayawada.
Nearly an hour before the time recommended by astrologers, Chandrababu Naidu glanced at the clock in the Andhra Pradesh assembly and announced that the state's new capital will be located in the fertile Vijayawada region.
Vijayawada Region: Andhra Pradesh's new capital will be located in the fertile and largely agricultural region of Vijayawada, Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu has announced, describing the decision as "a reflection of popular sentiment."
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu will now brief the state assembly on where he plans to locate the state's new capital city only on Thursday. Sources say Mr Naidu is keen on locating the capital between Vijayawada and Guntur districts.