CM Kiran Kumar Reddy resigns
February 19, 2014 - Hyderabad
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nallari Kiran Kumar Reddy announced his resignation to the post of Chief Minister. He also submitted his resignation to MLA post and to his membership in the Congress Party.
Kiran Kumar Reddy has held a press meet in which he made this announcement. He used the venue to condemned the parties of TRS, YSRCP, TDP, BJP and even the Congress for dividing the State for the sake of votes and seats. They played games with Telugu people, he said. Kira Kumar Reddy said that all the MLAs, MLCs and Cabinet Ministers are condemning the act. He said that laid down norms, procedures and systems were not followed and every violations took place right from formation of GoM to sending the Draft Bill to the State Assembly.
said that any division of State will generate benefit but instead the present division create huge loss to both the regions', said Kiran Kumar Reddy. He charged that the BJP had a secret deal with the Congress for passing of the Bill. He questioned that is there any incident of passing a bill that was rejected by an Assembly. I am bowing my head with share for passing the Bill, said Kiran Kumar Reddy.
Kiran Kumar Reddy expressed gratitude to the Congress Party for giving the Chief Minster's post and said he resigned in protest against the division that took place and for hurting the sentiments of the Telugu people.
Kiran Kumar Reddy was the 16th Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Kiran Kumar Reddy when he took charge from his predecessor after Konijeti Rosaiah in November 2010. Earlier, he was the Speaker of the 13th Andhra Pradesh Assembly when he was unanimously elected in June 2009.