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Centre says AP Govt responsible for Amaravati Farmers

Union Minister G. Kishan Reddy said that the Andhra Pradesh government and all stakeholders should devise a mechanism to ensure justice to the farmers, who parted with their lands for the development of its capital Amaravati.
 
Irate farmers and their families have been protesting the recommendations of an experts committee mooting distribution of “capital functions”, and insisting that the Andhra Pradesh government not shift the state capital from Amaravati.
 
The agitated farmers have been organising a series of agitations in Amaravati region for the last couple of days denouncing Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy’s proposed plan to have three capitals — a legislative one in Amaravati, an executive one in Visakhapatnam and a judicial capital in Kurnool.
 
“I request all stakeholders--political parties and government to sit and discuss and solve the issue... It is the state government's responsibility to ensure that the farmers who parted with their lands for the construction of Amaravati