Saturday, 1 November 2014

Andhra Pradesh unveils road map for new capital city

HYDERABAD: Andhra Pradesh will have a "riverfront" capital on the south side of river Krishna as the State Government ended months of suspense and speculation today by announcing that 17 villages in the existing Guntur district will be developed into a new capital city.The villages, however, will not be disturbed and the capital city will be built in six sectors of 5,000 acres each, according to members of the State Capital Advisory Committee.