Hyderabad, Sep 27 IANS | 1 year ago

Congress MP S.P.Y. Reddy Friday joined YSR Congress party, saying it is the only party sincerely working to keep Andhra Pradesh united.


The MP from Nandyal Friday night met YSR Congress president Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy and joined the party.

Later, S.P.Y. Reddy told reporters that he would meet Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Saturday to submit his resignation to oppose the Congress decision to carve out separate Telangana state.

He said YSR Congress alone was trying sincerely to keep the state, and recalled that Jaganmohan Reddy went on hunger strike in jail for a united state.

Jaganmohan Reddy, the MP from Kadapa, was released on bail on Tuesday. He was in jail for nearly 16 months in a disproportionate assets case.

(Posted on 28-09-2013)