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Amaravati back on India map after Andhra MPs create flutter in Parliament

The Government of India added Andhra Pradesh capital Amaravati to its map, as the Survey of India released a new political map of India, making a change from its earlier version, which showed Hyderabad as common capital of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.
 
Amaravati had been missing from the previous map released by the Centre, triggering a major row in the state. Taking to Twitter, Minister of State (Home Affairs) Kishan Reddy said, “Taking note of the issue of Amaravati missing from the map, raised by MPs of AP in the Parliament yesterday, I took up the matter with those concerned. The error has been rectified. Here is the revised map of India.”
 
Meanwhile, Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N. Chandrababu Naidu thanked Union Home minister Amit Shah for promptly including Amaravati in the map after being pointed out by TDP ministers. 
 
“I personally thank you for the quick steps taken in this (inclusion of Amaravati in the map) and also bring wishes of people of Andhra Pradesh and TDP. I take this opportunity to thank the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi for taking the initiative and you for immediately publishing the corrected version of the India map,” Naidu’s letter to the Union Home minister read.
 
After the correction of map on November 23rd, TDP general secretary Nara Lokesh had through a tweet claimed it as a result of fight by party MP Jayadev Galla. “It is Chandrababu who put Amaravati in the world map. Kudos to TDP MP Jayadev for fighting in Lok Sabha to get Amaravati included in the map and got released by the Survey of India,” a rough translation of Lokesh's tweet, which was in Telugu, read.
 
Earlier, TDP MP Jayadev Galla had raised the issue in the Parliament by stating that the latest map issued by the Home Ministry did not have, Amaravati in it.

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