Hyderabad, August 26 (INN): Former minister Mopidevi Venkataramana Rao on Monday resigned from the post of Member of Legislative Assembly in protest against the proposed bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh.
According to sources, Mopidevi, who is presently lodged in Chanchalguda Jail, handed over his resignation letter in the Speaker’s format to the jail authorities asking them to forward the same to Speaker Nadendla Manohar. Mopidevi represents Repalle Assembly segment of Guntur district.
Mopidevi was arrested by the CBI on May 24 last year for his alleged role in the Vanpic segment of disproportionate assets case of YSR Congress president Jagan Mohan Reddy. He is lodged in Chanchalguda Central Jail since his arrest.