President Pranab Mukherjee has given his approval for the dissolution of the Andhra Pradesh Assembly followed by the recommentation held on the Union Cabinet on Friday.
On friday at the Union Cabinet recommended dissolution of Andhra Pradesh Assembly and extension of the President's rule there beyond 30 April.
Also President approved a fresh proclamation of central rule in the state.
The decision was taken after a report was submitted by the Andhra Pradesh governor ESL Narasimhan to the centre about the prevailing situation in the state.
President's rule was imposed in Andhra Pradesh on 1 March this year after N Kiran Kumar Reddy resigned as chief minister following Parliament's nod for bifurcation of the state to create Telangana state.
The meeting was chaired by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.