AP passed bills for three capital system in the State

The Decentralization Bill provides the provision to divided the state into various zones and establishing zonal planning and development boards.
Roselet Sheena Merli

Updated: Jan 23, 2020 05:00:02 pm

23 January 2020 Current Affairs:The Andhra Pradesh State Legislative assembly passed the Capital Region Development Authority Repeal Bill 2020 and the Andhra Pradesh Decentralisation and Inclusive Development of all Regions Bill 2020 on 20 January. The bills were aimed to decentralize the state's capital between Amaravati, Visakhapatnam, and Kurnool. 
The Decentralization Bill provides the provision to divided the state into various zones and establishing zonal planning and development boards.

3 Capitals:
♦ The three capitals are Amaravati, Visakhapatnam, and Kurnool
Amaravati will remain as the legislative capital
Vishakhapatnam will remain as the executive capital 
Kurnool will remain as the judicial capital. 
♦ Andhra Pradesh state government adopted the three-capital system in order to ensure equal development throughout the state. 

Background:
The AP state government approved a High Power Committee that reported about decentralizing the capital during a cabinet meeting chaired by chief minister Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy in Amaravati.
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