However, they did not relent following which the Speaker adjourned the House till noon. TDP members say the Union Budget has nothing for the state and have been protesting over it. The NDA ally had yesterday made it clear that it will continue its protest until its demand of special category status to Andhra Pradesh is accorded at the earliest.
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had yesterday assured the agitating members that the Centre is looking at all issues concerning the state sympathetically and some decision on a special package and revenue deficit will be worked out in the next couple of days. The House will break for a recess today. The Parliament will meet again on March 5. -- PTI
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