- Andhra Pradesh and Telangana Governor has issued orders to hand back the building to the Telangana government which were given to Andhra Pradesh government for its offices in Hyderabad.
- In 2014,the state of Andhra Pradesh was bifurcated and a separate state of Telangana was carved out under Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act,2014.
- The bifurcation had mandated that Hyderabad will remain a common capital of the two states for a period of 10 years.Therefore,the government buildings in Hyderabad were divided between the two states for their offices.
- However,as the Andhra Pradesh government had shifted to Amaravati,the buildings were since lying vacant.
- Further,the buildings had continued to be in the possession of the AP government which has been paying electricity, water supply and other charges, besides property tax to the Telangana government.
- Recently,High court for Andhra Pradesh was also created on January 1,2019. It was created following the division of a combined high court of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.
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