Vijayawada: Machilipatnam MLA Perni Nani on Friday stated that he would resign to his post if the government did not take any decision on setting up of Machilipatnam Port.
Talking to media persons, Perni Nani stated that he was committed to the establishment of port in the district. However, the government delaying the file in connection with establishing port, he stated.
In 2007, Nani with help of YSR tried to start Port work which was dragged for more than 4 years.
Nani said that he would not reverse his decision on his resignation.
“I will continue my agitation for materializing the port at any cost. Posts and politics are not important for me. My top priority is establishment of port in Machilipatnam,” he stated.
“I will quit politics if I failed to get port for Machilipatnam people by 2014,” he stated.
Perni Nani said that he would meet Assembly Speaker Nadendla Manohar on August 21 with resignation letter, if the Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy did not clear the file by August 20. The port file gathering dust at Chief Minister’s office since seven months, he pointed out.
Earlier, Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy called Nani over phone and asked him not to take any hasty decision on his resignation.(INN)