“They say there was a match fixing as if BJP was part of UPA government. The Left was an ally in UPA I and TMC was till recently a part of UPA. They were the partners in corruption,” BJP leader M Venkaiah Naidu told reporters in New Delhi after the passage of the Andhra Pradesh Reorganization Bill on Friday.

Naidu added BJP had flagged certain issues, including a special package for Seemandhra region.

"Government tried to satisfy us. There are certain shortcomings in the bill. But they will be rectified after BJP comes to power in the next two months,” he said.     
TMC had staged a protest in Rajya Sabha during the debate on the bill and claimed “the bill's form and content as passed by the Lok Sabha was illegal.”

“We had given a letter to the Rajya Sabha Chairman (Hamid Ansari) this morning mentioning our opposition,” said TMC MP Derek O' Brien outside Parliament House.
The major concern for TMC is over the fall out of the Telangana decision on the Gorakhaland issue. The hilly region of West Bengal has overseen various agitations over the demand of a separate statehood.
Similarly in Maharashtra, Shiv Sena is staunchly opposed to any division of the state where demands for creation of Vidarbha are raised occasionally.


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