Just lately, the State authorities has proposed the formation of 13 new districts within the State to the present 13. Visakhapatnam district has been divided into three – Anakapalle comprising Anakapalle, Chodavaram, Payarkraopeta, Narsipatnam, Yelamanchili, Madugula and Pendurthi Constituencies, Visakhapatnam comprising East, West, North, South, Bheemunipatnam and Gajuwaka Constituencies and Alluri Sitaramaraju (ASR) district comprising Araku, Paderu and Rampachodavaram.
Eversince the announcement was made, there was a dilemma among the many GVMC Corporators from Anakapalle Zone (Wards 80 to 84) and Pendurthi Zone (Wards 89 to 98) on what might presumably occur as soon as the formation of recent districts turns into a actuality. The corporators are in talks with senior YSR Congress Social gathering leaders over the potential adjustments within the GVMC as soon as the Visakhapatnam district is split into three districts.
On this regard, Tourism Minister M. Srinivasa Rao throughout a latest press convention hinted the media that the federal government might comply with the mannequin of Higher Hyderabad Municipal Company (GHMC), Telangana, which is now unfold in throughout 4 districts – Hyderabad, Ranga Reddy, Medchal and Sangaredd – after formation of recent districts.
Telugu Desam Social gathering (TDP) flooring chief and Corporator from Ward 96, Peela Srinivasa Rao, was additionally optimistic that the federal government might take a call on the strains of GHMC solely, as all of the wards have been already merged into Higher Visakha by promising growth by organising public hearings. Nonetheless, he condemned the proposal to incorporate Pendurthi in Anakapalle district.
“The place is Anakapalle and the place is Pendurthi? Individuals from Pendurthi method Visakhapatnam for any work, however not Anakapalle. We demand continuation of Pendurthi in Visakhapatnam district,” he mentioned.
Not simply the TDP, even leaders from YSR Congress Social gathering have been interesting to the State Authorities to incorporate Pendurthi within the Visakhapatnam district.
GVMC Commissioner G. Lakshmisha mentioned that it’s utterly a coverage determination which is to be taken and introduced by the federal government.