Andhra Pradesh has been continuously demanding the center to grant Railway Zone status to Visakhapatnam. Odisha government has been obstructing the same creating hurdle to the center to take a decision. However, the Odisha government has made it clear that they do not have any objection if the zone is confined to Visakhapatnam only. AP has also agreed to it. Now the recent comments made by Minister Piyush Goyal has raised doubts once again. The Minister said in the state bifurcation act it is proposed only to study and added that they are doing the same.