CM Mr. N. Kiran Kumar Reddy warned that bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh would lead to security concerns for the whole nation he said during the Group of Minister (GoM) meet. During the GoM meet AP CM strongly opposed bifurcation of the AP state may lead to law and order problems.
AP CM Mr. N. Kiran Kumar Reddy highlighted in a press conference after the meeting with GoM, the problems that will arise as a result of bifurcation.
He warned that the Maoist problem, which was well under control since 2006, would raise its head again as a result of weak government.
“There will be security concerns not only for Hyderabad, Telangana, Seemandhra but for the entire nation,” he said, pointing out that the prime minister on many occasion described Naxalism (Maoism) as the biggest problem faced by the country.
Kiran Reddy also pointed out that majority of the Maoist leadership in Maharashtra, Odisha, Chhattisgarh and other states was from Andhra Pradesh, especially Telangana. “It will be a dangerous situation if they go out of control,” he said.
The chief minister said there would be other security problems as Hyderabad had been a target of terrorists and the city and some other parts of Telangana and Seemandhra were communally sensitive.
“Security will become difficult especially on occasions of religious festival. Currently we are deploying 25,000 policemen from other parts of the state for Ganesh immersion, Ramzan and other festivals. What will happen after bifurcation,” he asked.