Andhra Pradesh Congress Committee has intensified its protest over accord of Special Category Status to the residual state. APCC President N. Raghuveera Reddy said public ballot would be conducted in all the villages of the State to gather support to the SCS issue. He further said that APCC is oppose the ‘anti people’ polices of the Telugu Desam government.
Raghuveeraa Reddy has announced that the ballot would be conducted in Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu’s home village Naravaripalle in Chittoor district. He said the SCS would be granted to the State only when the Congress would return to power at the Centre. He alleged that both the TDP and the BJP have failed to understand the people’s sentiment over the SCS.
APCC senior leaders K.V.P. Ramachandra Rao, Kondru Murali Mohan, Killi Kruparani, Dronamraju Srinivas and others said that the TDP government had failed on all fronts in the last two and half years. They also claimed that people expressed dissatisfaction over the Telugu Desam Party as it could not fulfil its promises.