Jaganmohan to meet Modi, likely discuss outside or issue-based support to NDA govt

WION Web Team New Delhi May 25, 2019, 04.10 PM(IST)

YSRCP chief Jagan Mohan Reddy. Photograph:( Zee News Network )

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Reddy, whose party stormed to power with a landslide victory in Andhra Pradesh on Thursday, is scheduled to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi.

YSR Congress Party president and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister designate Y S Jaganmohan Reddy is likely to discuss offering outside or issue-based support to the Modi government when he meets the prime minister on Sunday, sources said Saturday.

Reddy, whose party stormed to power with a landslide victory in Andhra Pradesh on Thursday, is scheduled to meet Modi in Delhi.

The meeting assumes significance as the YSRCP chief during the election campaign had repeatedly said that his party would support whoever promises Andhra Pradesh the Special Category Status.

According to an official source, the YSRCP chief will arrive in the national capital tomorrow morning and will meet the prime minister at noon. 

After meeting Modi, he is expected to interact with Andhra Bhawan officials in the capital, the source added. 

Reddy will take oath as new Chief Minister of the state on May 30 in Vijayawada.

Earlier Saturday he was unanimously elected as the leader of the YSRC legislature party. 

(With inputs from PTI)