Stating that the small states were in front row in terms of development after the nation attained freedom, Finance Minister Etela Rajender has said that it was painful that the Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu was saying that the day on which Telangana state was created was a black day. He was speaking like a blind man, while Telangana as moving forward in development.
Speaking to the media here on Friday, Etela said that the people of both states were hating Chandrababu for shedding crocodile tears. He said that Chandrababu’s provocative speech was highly objectionable where both Telugu states were developing in fast phase after division. He said that the Telangana leadership’s main agenda was development and asked Andhra Pradesh people to observe the words of Chandrababu. He urged Andhra Pradesh people to ask their Chief Minister to move forward stopping low level criticism. He said that the people of both states needed love, good relations and not enmity. (NSS)