5 years and counting for Singapore-linked Amaravati

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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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 15, 2019, with the headline '5 years and counting for S'pore-linked Amaravati'. Print Edition | Subscribe