YSRCP and TDP leaders want President's intervention to keep the State united
November 4, 2013 - Hyderabad
President of India Pranab Mukherjee was accorded a warm welcome by Governor ESL Narasimhan, Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy and his cabinet colleagues at the Begampet airport on Monday evening who arrived here on a special flight.
Pranab Mukherjee was here to review the passing out parade of IPS probationary officers at Sardhar Vallabhabhai Patel National Police Academy on Tuesday and would be back to national capital in the afternoon.
The Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy introduced his Cabinet Ministers and a large number of Congress leaders to the President. Among those who received included the Speaker N Manohar, Chairman of Legislative Council A Chakrapani, APCC president Botcha Satyanarayana.
Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy who had a meeting with the President at the Raj Bhavan is said to have put forth his appeal to him to keep the State united and sought his intervention. He recalled the letter that he sent to him in this regard.
YSRCP president YS Jagan Mohan Reddy who got his appointment met him at Raj Bhavan and sought his intervention to keep the State united and withdrawal of the Central Government decision to bifurcate the State without any basis.
TDP MLA Payyavula Keshav who met the President said that they have requested him to keep the State united if the Centre could not do equal justice to all the regions. Speaking to waiting media, he said that they have complained him about the unilateral manner in which the Centre was going ahead with the move to divide the State.
Meanwhile Congress leaders from Telangana region said to have put forth their appeal in bifurcating the State.