Andhra Pradesh Assembly passes bill to establish three capitals

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News: The Andhra Pradesh assembly passed the AP Decentralisation and Inclusive Development of all Regions Bill 2020.

Facts:

  • It provides for 3 capitals in Andhra Pradesh:

o   Executive capital in Visakhapatnam,

o   Legislative capital in Amravati

o   Judicial Capital in Kurnool

  • Rationale: To enable decentralization and inclusive development of all regions