Mumbai, July 15 :In a significant political development ahead of the monsoon session of Parliament, a delegation of the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) will meet non-Congress and non-BJP party leaders on Sunday to seek support for Special Category Status for Andhra Pradesh.
TDP’s Lok Sabha floor leader Thota Narasimham and MP P. Ravindra Babu will call on Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday evening.
Later, they are scheduled to meet leaders of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and of some other parties here.
Thota Narasimham will meet leaders of several parties and handover a booklet by the TDP President and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu seeking support for for Special Category Status for Andhra Pradesh and highlighting the “injustice meted out to AP (Andhra Pradesh)” and solicit their espousal of the cause.
The monsoon session of Parliament will be held from July 18-August 10, when the AP Special Category Status issue — politically critical for TDP ahead of the 2019 general elections — is likely to figure prominently.