Amaravati will be the name of the new capital city of Andhra Pradesh, Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu reported on Wednesday. He told correspondents after a bureau meeting that it was collectively chosen to name the new capital Amaravati. The new capital is being inherent Vijayawada-Guntur district and Amaravati, the old town on the banks of the Krishna waterway, is a piece of the area.
Naidu said the new capital would have the quality of both the “vastu” and propitious name. Amaravati was home to the Satavahana administration 2,000 years prior. It is popular for Buddhist destinations including a stupa assembled amid Emperor Ashoka’s time.
Naidu, who also informed the cabinet about his visit to Singapore, said Singapore had approached to construct the capital. He said the ground breaking strategy for the first period of the capital would be prepared by May 15.
The chief minister reported that the new capital would be connected with outspread streets. He said a 200-km-long ring street will be assembled uniting the new capital with Vijayawada and Guntur.