The campaign to usher in YS Jagan Mohan Reddy as the next Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh picked up steam with 152 MLAs supporting his candidacy. Even JC Diwakar Reddy and K Jana Reddy former ministers joined the Jagan-as-CM campaign.
A huge condolence meeting to pay respects to the late YS Rajasekhar Reddy was held at Kadapa yesterday and was attended by lakhs of people who chanted Jagan-as-CM mantra.
Dr KVP Ramachander Rao, close confidante of the late YSR met Sonia Gandhi, Ahmed Patel and Veerappa Moily at New Delhi. He is spearheading the Jagan-as-CM campaign.
The AICC observers are expected to arrive in Hyderabad next week to finalise the issue of the next chief minister of Andhra Pradesh.