Former Andhra CM Kirankumar Reddy to join Congress on Friday

  • By TOI
  • | Thursday | 12th July, 2018

VIJAYAWADA: Former chief minister N Kirankumar Reddy is likely to join the Congress party on Friday in the presence of AICC president Rahul Gandhi in Delhi.Kirankumar Reddy had left Hyderabad and reached the national capital on Thursday evening. Chandy had given an open call to the former party leaders to return. He had even met Reddy a couple of days ago.The party is also looking at the return of its former leaders Konatala Ramakrshna from Uttarandhra and G V Harsha Kumar from the Godavari districts. He would join AICC general secretary Oommen Chandy and APCC president N Raghuveera Reddy and would meet Rahul Gandhi.Reddy, who succeeded K Rosaiah as chief minster of the united Andhra Pradesh , left the Congress in 2014 in protest against the bifurcation of the state. It is surprising to see that none of these leaders is with him as he returns to the party.The AP Congress leaders, particularly after Oommen Chandy took over the state affairs, are knocking at the doors of its former leaders.

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