The issues raised by MP Avinash Reddy during his speech irked the TDP leaders who were at their wit's end on how to respond to the questions. The MP said that though the Gandikota and Chitravathi projects were launched by Chandrababu Naidu, more than 85% of works related to those projects were completed by late chief minister YS Rajasekhara Reddy. "The late chief minister spent Rs 1,300 crore and completed 85% of the Gandikota and Chitravathi projects. We cannot forget his contribution," Avinash Reddy said.
Regretting the incident, YSRCP MLA Srikanth Reddy questioned the TDP discipline in according respected to Parliamentarian. He also questioned if it was a TDP programme or a Janmabhoomi programme.