Will Jagan Get AP Council Bill Through Parliament In Budget Session?

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Now, it's official. Without much ado, the YSRCP government's cabinet has decided to abolish the legislative council in Andhra Pradesh. CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy did it with clinical precision and put  paid to all speculations that Jagan may defer the decision. The Assembly too will stamp its seal of authority as the YSRCP has a bulldozer majority there.

The only question now is that when will Parliament, whose assent to the AP assembly resolution is absolutely necessary, give its nod. The TDP leaders say that it would not be all that easy. It could take six months or even one year, they argue. Some  inveterate optimists say that it could take at least three years. Till then, the council would be in existence, they say. Now, this issue has become a hot topic of debate.

But, the YSRCP has different ideas. With the budget session of the parliament set to begin, the AP government wants to push through the resolution and get it passed. It wants to impress upon the BJP the need to pass the bill as early as possible. Will the YSRCP government have its way or will the TDP's  hopes win? Let's wait and see.
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