Lok Sabha adjourns briefly amid protests by TDP members

Parliament adjourned briefly amid protest by TMC, TDP and Akali Dal

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They said the meeting was an attempt to address the strain in ties after the TDP publicly voiced unhappiness over the Union budget not offering any special benefits to Andhra Pradesh. "We never said (about snapping ties).it's all speculation", he had said following a meeting of top party leaders. The TDP and Chandrababu are only concerned about being in power, and not about the problems of the Andhra Pradesh state. Sources said the meeting discussed the "injustice" heaped on the state in the proposals and there was a "strong mood" among TDP leaders to break away from the alliance with the Senior TDP leaders said off the record that nearly everyone, including many district unit chiefs, wanted the TDP to end the alliance with the after the "ignored" the state. The TDP leader, however, denied it and said that no such communication has been made.

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It is evidently clear that the Telugu Desam Party happens to be the BJP's biggest ally in the South.

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Meetings have reportedly been taking place between the leadership of the two parties, but as of now, the options are few and far, and if the TDP's demands are not met, it could withdraw its members from the union cabinet as a first step. The TDP seems to be moving forward in the direction of separating its ways while the BJP is all set to check this unwanted development at a time when its political promptness pulls off a plunge into Karnataka assembly polls. The TDP chief also told his party leaders not to cross the line of discipline and asked them to "maintain dignity". The Telugu Desam Party-BJP coalition is letting the party leaders' mind rambling in varied directions. We are always known as a trusted ally and we should not let that image affected. He is learnt to have told the MPs that there should not be any compromise with regard to AP interests.

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