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President's Rule in Andhra Pradesh?

Posted on Feb 21 2014 | IBNS

Hyderabad, Feb 21 (BNS) Days after Kiran Kumar Reddy resigned as Chief Minister over the Telangana row, reports on Friday said that President's Rule might be imposed in Andhra Pradesh.

"According to sources, the Ministry of Home Affairs has got the Governor's report which states that government formation by any political party is not possible at this stage in the state. The decision on imposing President's rule is awaited," reported CNN-IBN.

Hours after Reddy on Wednesday resigned as Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister, he said the move to bifurcate Andhra to create Telangana statehood will bring problem for the country.

"There will be problem for the country in the future, mark my words," Reddy told NDTV.

"The Congress party has always been saved by Andhra Pradesh. I don't think Telugu people will ever forget this," Reddy warned.

He said his political career in not important than the future of his state

"My political role is not paramount for me. The state's unity and the future of Telugu people is paramount. Linking the state's bifurcation with political gains is wrong," Reddy told the channel.

A day after the controversial Telangana Bill was passed in the Lok Sabha, Reddy on Wednesday resigned from his chair as a mark of protest.

"I'm resigning for failing to fulfill my duties," Reddy said at a press conference here.

Reddy submitted his resignation letter to Governor ESL Narasimhan.

"I am resigning to show protest. I will tell the governor clearly, that they should make alternative arrangements," Reddy said at the conference.

He has also acknowledged the Congress Party for providing him an opportunity to become the Chief Minister.

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