Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy and Labour Minister Danam Nagender today held discussions with the Congress corporators following reports that several of them were planning to jump into the YSR Congress.
Danam reportedly took the corporators to the Chief Minister so that they could be reassured about the welfare schemes to be taken up in their divisions as well as the possible freebies that could be thrown their way.
Talking to the media after the meeting, Danam said no one would leave the party. He also asserted that sooner or later, the YSR Congress itself would merge in the Congress.
Meanwhile, Ranga Reddy district MLAs and ministers also met the Chief Minister and discussed with him about his Indiramma Baata scheduled for December 3, 4 and 5. District minister Prasad has said that none of the ruling party members would migrate to other parties. Stating that Congress has a history of 120 years, he said there was no truth in the reports that several MLAs were planning to leave the party.
Independent MLA Koona Srisailam Goud also met the Chief Minister along with MLC Magam Ranga Reddy, a close confidant of the Chief Minister. Srisailam also dismissed reports that he was joining the YSR Congress. So far, he has been an associate member of the Congress. He said he would not leave the Congress.
Media reports suggested that several MLAs fromHyderabadand RR districts were planning to join the YSR Congress. It is in this context that the Chief Minister is holding discussions with MLAs of both the regions. (NSS)