SHRI ASADUDDIN OWAISI (HYDERABAD): Let there be head count. Let the world know about it.
The amendment was put and negatived.
MADAM SPEAKER: The question is: “That clause 49 stand part of the Bill.”
The motion was adopted. Clause 49 was added to the Bill. Clauses 50 to 54 were added to the Bill.
MADAM SPEAKER: Shri Asaduddin Owaisi, are you moving your Amendment Nos. 49 and 50 to Clause 55? SHRI ASADUDDIN OWAISI (HYDERABAD): I beg to move: Page 14,
lines 10 to 13,—
‘‘55. (1) All liabilities on account of Public Debt and Public Account of the existing State of Andhra Pradesh outstanding immediately before the appointed day shall be apportioned on the basis of project specific outcomes which have accrued to the successor States.". (49) Page 14,
lines 21 to 24,—
‘‘(3) The liability on account of loan raised from any source and re-lent by the existing State of Andhra Pradesh to such entities or any other project or scheme as may be specified by the Central Government and whose area of operation is confined to either of the successor States shall devolve on the respective States as specified in sub section (4).". (50) It is absolutely absurd. No division can be based on population. That is why, ownership of projects has to go to successive States and outstanding debt and guarantee should be divided equally among the successive States. This division criterion is arbitrary. This is injustice to Telangana. Where will the liabilities and debts go? Who will pay for them? Why is the Government