Kiran Kumar Reddy Meets Digvijaya Singh
New Delhi/Hyderabad, Sept 4 (INN): Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy on Wednesday met Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh in the national capital amid speculation that the centre is considering the demand for making Hyderabad a union territory.
Kiran Kumar Reddy, who once again presented his views before the A K Antony committee on Tuesday night, held talks with Digvijaya Singh, who is also in-charge of party affairs in the state. He is believed to have apprised Digvijaya Singh of the ongoing protests in Seemandhra over the party’s decision to carve out a separate Telangana state.
The chief minister rushed to National Capital on being summoned by the leadership on Tuesday evening and met the four-member Antony committee constituted by the party to address the concerns of Seemandhra following the July 30 decision of the Congress Working Committee (CWC).
Kiran Kumar Reddy, who has been openly airing his views opposing the division, also informed Digvijaya Singh that ministers from Seemandhra were insisting that their resignations be accepted.
Speaking to media after the meeting, Digvijaya Singh said that the Congress party will certainly give importance to the views of Andhra people who elected Congress twice.