Not fair to expect PM to deal with these issues: TDP ministers who resigned from Modi's cabinet

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Mar 08, 2018, 01:51 PM(IST)

Ashok Gajapathi Raju (left) and YS Chowdary speak to the media. Photograph:( ANI )

The two TDP ministers who resigned Thursday from Prime Minister Modi's cabinet said today that they would continue to be part of the NDA but that they would not take up any ministerial positions.  

The two ministers — Ashok Gajapathi Raju who was civil aviation minister, and YS Chowdary who was minister of state for science and technology — addressed a press conference after meeting with the prime minister. The two had been ordered yesterday by TDP chief and Andhra CM Chandrababu Naidu to resign from the union cabinet. 

"I don't think it's fair on our part to expect PM to deal with these issues. It's for the concerned ministries to take up, already considerable amount of time has lapsed," said Chowdary. 

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Chowdary was also asked whether the BJP might now tie up with the YSR Congress Party. 

"That is between those two parties, we have nothing to say on that, you can ask them," said Chowdary. 

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