Ponguleti backs fasting Yellandu MLA

Hyderabad: Dr Ponguleti Sudhakar Reddy, MLC and former Secretary of AICC, expressed Solidarity with Hari Priya Naik, MLA, Yellandu, who is under 36 hours of Hunger Strike with the Demand for the Implementation of Bayyaram Steel plant Construction immediately by Central Government, along with State Government initiative, mentioned in the AP Reorganization Act along with other assurances.

Speaking to the media, Sudhakar Reddy criticized the Centre for not constructing the Bayyaram Steel plant and not fulfilling the assurances enshrined in the APRA. He also demanded that Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao take up the issue with the Centre.

A resolution was passed thanking UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi for carving out Telangana State five years ago on February 14. DCC president J Bharat Chandra Reddy, Katla Ranga Rao, TPCC secretary, MD Fazal, convenor, TPCC Minorities Department, MPP Garla Roopabhai, Jaleel, M. Ramu Goud, Radhakrishna, Mandal Congress president Uppalaiah and others participated.