Andhra Pradesh Assembly budget session has begun at Velagapudi. The Governor Mr. E.S.L. Narasimhan addressed a joint session of the Legislative and the Assembly. He elaborated the Government’s programs and progress made in various sectors. Soon after the Governor’s address both houses adjourned for the day. The duration of the session will be decided after the Business Advisory Committee meeting. The general, as well as Agriculture budgets for this financial year, will be presented on March 13th. The YSRCP MLA Roja also participated in the session after one-year suspension recommended by the Privilege Committee. It is to be a historical event in the annals of Andhra Pradesh, after bifurcation of the state, the government has taken up the construction of Assembly complex and Secretariat at the New capital region on a war footing.
Meanwhile, security has been beefed up at Velagapudi and surveillance system also has been put at various points on all routes to the assembly complex in view of assembly sessions.