Flurry of political activity in Krishna dist
Vijayawada, Dec 15 : Senior Congress leader and former MLA Samineni Udaya Bhanu on Wednesday met Vijayawada MP Lagadapathi Rajagopal at his residence, ostensibly to discuss the future political horizon in the Krishna district.
What exactly transpired between the two leaders was not known but sources indicate that the meeting discussed the way the political tide was flowing after reports of some senior leaders in the district are seen to favouring to sail along with former Kapada MP YS Jaganmohan Reddy.
The meeting assumed importance in the wake of in the wake of fast changing political developments in Krishna district after the announcement made by Mr Jaganmohan Reddy over his plans to form a new party.
According to sources, the meeting lasted for nearly an hour and a half.
Later, talking to media persons, Mr Udaya Bhanu kept his cards close to his chest. He stated that he would announce his future course of action based on inputs and wishes of his supporters and the party cadre in his constituency at a meeting on Thursday.
Earlier, senior Congress leaders Devineni Rajasekhar (Nehru), Mandali Buddha Prasad, Pinnamaneni Venkateswara Rao and Samineni Udaya Bhanu met at Mr Nehru’s residence over a luncheon meeting on Tuesday and discussed what kind of stance they should adopt vis-à-vis Mr Jaganmohan Reddy’s political advances.
The former Kadapa MP has announced plans to sit on 48-hour fast in the district from December 21 for the cause of farmers.
Mr Nehru, Mr Buddha Prasad and Mr Venkateswara Rao are learnt to have felt that there was no need to take any hasty decision now and the best possible policy would be ‘wait and watch’.