5 years and counting for Singapore-linked Amaravati

Building works in Amaravati, India in April 2019. Singapore has been involved in the planning of Andhra Pradesh's capital city since 2014.
Building works in Amaravati, India in April 2019. Singapore has been involved in the planning of Andhra Pradesh's capital city since 2014.PHOTO: ST FILE

NEW DELHI - Andhra Pradesh has five years to build its capital city Amaravati from scratch on agricultural land in the Guntur Vijayawada region.

Hyderabad will remain the common capital for Andhra Pradesh and and Telangana till 2024, at which point Andhra Pradesh can no longer claim it as its capital city.

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