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Hyderabad no longer Andhra Pradesh’s capital; here's all about the new capital

Starting Sunday, Hyderabad will no longer be the joint capital of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.

Written by  Shgun S -- June 02nd 2024 01:13 PM
Hyderabad no longer Andhra Pradesh’s capital; here's all about the new capital

Hyderabad no longer Andhra Pradesh’s capital; here's all about the new capital

PTC Web Desk: Starting Sunday, Hyderabad will no longer be the joint capital of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. 

According to Section 5(1) of the AP Reorganisation Act, 2014, Hyderabad was established as the common capital for both states for a period of not more than ten years beginning June 2, 2014.


According to Section 5(2) of the Act, after this period, Hyderabad will become the sole capital of Telangana, with a new capital established for Andhra Pradesh.

Which city is the new capital of Andhra Pradesh?

Andhra Pradesh has yet to establish a permanent capital, with ongoing legal disputes over Amaravati and Visakhapatnam. 

Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy has stated that if he remains in power, Visakhapatnam will be the administrative capital, Amaravati the legislative seat, and Kurnool the judicial capital.

- PTC NEWS

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