YS Jaganmohan Reddy and N Chandrababu Naidu. Photograph:( ANI )
Naidu will instead send a delegation to attend the ceremony.
Outgoing Andhra Pradesh chief minister and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N Chandrababu Naidu will not attend the swearing-in of YS Jaganmohan Reddy on May 30 in Vijayawada.
Naidu will instead send a TDP delegation to attend the ceremony.
#AndhraPradesh: TDP National President N Chandrababu Naidu to not attend swearing-in ceremony of YS Jaganmohan Reddy tomorrow. A TDP delegation will meet YS Jaganmohan Reddy at his Amaravati residence before the swearing-in ceremony. (file pics) pic.twitter.com/HH8hpBMpf6— ANI (@ANI) May 29, 2019
Though Reddy had personally invited the TDP chief over the telephone.
Meanwhile, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) President MK Stalin will attend Jaganmohan Reddy's swearing-in ceremony.
Reddy's party YSRCP achieved a landslide victory by winning 151 seats in the 175-member Assembly and 22 out of the 25 Lok Sabha seats.
After the swearing-in ceremony, Reddy and Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao will reportedly fly to Delhi to attend the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.