Visakhapatnam as capital: Will YSRCP’s proposal cut ice with voters?

As the lone cosmopolitan city in the state, Vizag boasts of major infra and industries like a seaport, the Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited and the HPCL refinery.

BySouth First Desk

Published May 10, 2024 | 3:30 PMUpdatedMay 10, 2024 | 3:30 PM


Visakhapatnam holds significant importance as a Lok Sabha constituency, with the YSRCP Government proposing to designate it as the state’s “executive capital” in the context of the “three capitals” concept. The upcoming Parliament elections will see the YSRCP striving to retain the seat, while the opposition TDP, narrowly missing victory in 2019, is set to challenge its rival.

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