Union minister for state of commercial taxes D.Purandreswari has submitted a memorandum to Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal requesting to sanction railway zone making Visakhapatnam as its head quarters. In her letter to Rly. minister, she reminds him about the longstanding demand of the people of the north coastal Andhra Pradesh for Vizag Zone. She also conveyed about the discontent of Visakhapatnam citizens over merging Waltair zone into East Coast zone in Bhuvaneswar. She appealed him to sanction a special train-‘Green Train’ for tourists to visit famous tourists spots like Aruku and Borra caves etc.
She was accompanied by some others fromVisakhapatnamwho were fighting for this cause since a long time.