'Who asked him to open door?': Chandrababu Naidu reacts to Amit Shah saying NDA's door shut for him

File photo: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu. Photograph:( AFP )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Feb 04, 2019, 09.44 PM (IST)

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Monday reacted to BJP president Amit Shah's remark of NDA "closing its doors" for the TDP supremo.

The Andhra CM condemned Shah's "attitude and arrogance" adding that no one "has asked him to open the door".

"Who has asked him to open the door? Why is he talking like this? I totally condemn this attitude and arrogance," Naidu said. 

BJP president Amit Shah on Monday called the TDP chief a "U-turn Chief Minister" and declared he will not be allowed to enter the NDA alliance again.

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"As soon as Atal Bihari Vajpayee government came to power, Chandrababu Naidu joined NDA and left the alliance in 2004 when Congress came to power. He is now supporting Congress party which insulted Andhra Pradesh. He fought the Telangana elections with the Congress, and when he lost, he joined the 'Mahagathbandhan' (grand alliance)," Shah said at a rally.

"I am sure once the counting for 2019 elections will be over and NDA government will come to power again, Chandrababu Naidu will make all the efforts to join the NDA back. Let me tell you that this time, the NDA's doors for him have been shut forever. He has misguided the people of the state. It is appropriate to call Chandrababu Naidu a U-turn chief minister," he added.

The TDP, a ruling party of Andhra Pradesh, pulled out from the NDA last year over the demand of special category status which was promised during the bifurcation of the state in 2014.
 

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BJP president Amit Shah on Monday called the TDP supremo a 'U-turn Chief Minister' and declared he will not be allowed to enter the NDA alliance again.