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  • Jaganmohan Reddy calls on PM Narendra Modi in New Delhi

    Published on May 26, 2019

    YSR Congress Party President YS Jaganmohan Reddy met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi today.

    He congratulated Mr Modi on winning a second term in office. Mr Reddy invited Mr Modi to attend his swearing-in ceremony as Andhra Pradesh in Vijayawada on the 30th of this month.

    The YSR Congress President held discussions with the Prime Minister in an hour-long meeting on the issues, particularly regarding the assurances made during the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh and also sought support to the financially-stricken state.

    He urged Mr Modi for the release of pending funds to the state and also to take a decision on the Special Category Status. Mr Reddy further asked Mr Modi to allocate additional funds for big projects such as Kadapa Steel Plant, Polavaram, Durgarajapatnam Port.

    Explaining the current financial situation of the state, Mr Reddy mainly focused on the Polavaram project and the special category status.

    He submitted a memorandum of understanding to the Central government, seeking assistance for the development of the state. During his elected Parliament Members’ meeting yesterday, Jaganmohan Reddy had stressed on the need for the Special Category Status for the state.