Kiran Kumar Reddy to launch political party on March 12
March 6, 2014 - Hyderabad
Former Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy has finally decide to launch a new political party. It is known that Kiran Kumar Reddy has resigned both to the Congress party primary membership as well to the Chief Minister's post in protest against bifurcation of the State. He announced to the media that he will launch his political party on March 12 at Rajahmundry.
The 53-year old leader like many leaders from Seemandhra opposed the Congress' move to carve a separate Telangana State by dividing Andhra Pradesh. He even challenged the decision in Supreme Court.
Announces new political party
In protest against the way Congress has gone about with bifurcation of the State which included suspension of the MPs from Seemandhra, Kiran Kumar Reddy said that the entire process was held in an undemocratic manner. He alleged that both the Congress and YSR Congress party at regional level and Congress, BJP at national level deceived the Telugu people. He said that no party has commitment to keep the State united.
To keep the self respect of the people and to walk in tune with their sentiments, they decided to launch a new political party, Kiran Kumar Reddy said. The official launch of the party will be on March 12 at 4 pm at a public meeting in Rajahmundry. Kiran Kumar Reddy will announce the ideology, banner and vidhanam and Lakshyma at the meeting.
Kiran further alleged that the TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu has so far not in a position make any effort to keep the State united. On YSRCP, he alleged that it's chief wanted to become the Chief Minister and supported division of the State in the guise of United Andhra Pradesh. On the other two national parties congress and BJP too deceived the people.
Kiran Kumar Reddy contemplated the decision to launch a political outfit for several days. He held several meetings with his supporters since his resignation.