Chandrababu asks MPs to be aggressive in Parliament, Rajnath appeases AP CM

NDA ally Akali Dal blames BJP government for injustice to AP

However, the TDP expressed "serious" displeasure over the Union Budget 2018 and one of the party MP said they will declare a "war" against the BJP.

"During the meeting, Union Budget 2018 and (the matter of) no allocations to Andhra Pradesh were discussed".

After Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced the Budget on February 1, several TDP leaders had suggested that the party should break away from the alliance. "The CM said he is committed to maintaining the coalition dharma, but now the protests for justice for Andhra Pradesh should be out in the open rather than just sending requests and appeals", said TDP central committee member Kambampati Rammohan Rao.

There were also rumours that BJP may shift their loyalty to YSR Congress, whose leader Jagan Mohan Reddy recently said his party would support BJP. if Andhra Pradesh was given special status. Chowdary said they would first raise issues concerning the state with the Centre and try to get them addressed.

Ally stalling the Parliament will be an embarrassment for BJP for sure.

TDP is the second major alliance partner of BJP, which is on a war path.

TDP sources said that at the party's meeting in Amaravati, CM Naidu apparently dissuaded his senior party colleagues from speaking about the fate of the alliance with and dwelt on the Rajasthan by-poll results where the tasted defeat. "As and when it is required, the chief minister and party chief will take a decision appropriately".

Even though TDP has chose to not break the alliance with BJP, media reports have revealed that Naidu has asked his MPs to disrupt the Parliament during the ongoing budget session so that their demands are heard by the Centre. He told media that TDP is in touch with BJP leadership and is trying his best to resolve the issues.

Briefing on the decisions taken at the meeting to the media, Union Minister for State Sujana Chowdhury said that priority will be to acquire permissions for the projects which are in pipeline. "We will convince Naidu and the TDP not to think of severing their ties with the BJP or the NDA".

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