YSRCP to speak for both States in LS

Nov 22: The Parliamentary Party of YSR Congress, which met under the
Chairmanship of YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, has discussed the strategy it has to
adopt in the Winter Session of Parliament beginning November 24 and decided to
take up the issues pertaining to both States of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.

 “We will
be raising the issues of farmers, irrigation, Railways  and other subjects
and discuss with the concerned officials and ministers and play our part in the
development process of both the states,’ Party leader in Lok Sabha Mekapati
Rajamohan Reddy told reporters here on Saturday after the meeting.

We will
bring to the notice of the Chair, the plight of the affected people of Hudhdud
Cyclone and also demand that Pranathitha-Chevella project be declared as a
national project. Our Party President has further instructed us to broach the
subject of the welfare of the people of those mandals that were transferred to
Andhra Pradesh from Telangana in wake of the Polavaram issue. Andhra Pradesh
government has been neglecting these mandals and we will take up the issue in
the Lok Sabha, he said.

On the
defections, he said: “SPY Reddy has taken a U-turn and said that he did not
leave the Party and met Chief Minister only to discuss the issues of his
constituency. So is the case with Geetha. While SPY Reddy’s issue is sent to
Privileges Committee, we will press for Geetha’s issue now and seek their

It is the
Parliament that has passed the Anti-Defection Bill and if someone wants to
cross the floor, the member should be disqualified and seek reelection, he
said. Our Party President has clearly told us to discuss with concerned
minister and officials the pressing issues of both States, he said.

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