Instead of scrapping the Legislative Council, Andhra Pradesh must hear out its reservations

The circumstances under which Andhra Pradesh’s legislative assembly passed a resolution recommending abolition of the state’s legislative council, in fact makes out a strong case for retention of such councils. 
The assembly had just passed a bill creating an unprecedented three capitals for AP and the council referred it to a select committee rather than doing government’s bidding to immediately pass the bill. Such a critical legislation severely impacting the state’s administratio