Friday, February 3, 2017
According to highly placed sources, Nara Lokesh, General Secretary of TDP and son of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu is reportedly to be inducted into the State Cabinet by Ugadi.
According to available information, the Ministry to Lokesh is a long pending demand from within the party and he may be given IT or Industries portfolios or both. A decision will be taken soon after the current cabinet is likely to be formed by Ugadi.
Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu reportedly understood to have discussed the matter and hinted of the introduction of Lokesh at a Telangana TDP party meet in Hyderabad on Thursday night.
Lokesh responding to the news said that ‘Whatever responsibility the party gives me, i will take up’.
Some of the enthusiasts had even expressed their willingness to resign their MLA constituency to pave the way for the young leader’s entry into Assembly. According to reliable sources, Lokesh may not be running for direct election and he could be nominated as MLA as elections for the Legislative Council are due shortly.