Sonia Gandhi to name CLP leader for AP
The Congress Legislature Party (CLP) met in the Assembly Hall in Hyderabad on Friday at 2.00pm and unanimously requested the Congress president, Sonia Gandhi, to name its leader and it is learnt that she will formally announce the name of K Rosaiah soon.
Kadapa MP, Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy, moved the resolution authorising the party president to name the CLP leader. Pranab Mukherjee, Union Finance Minister and AICC observer asked the MLAs, MLCs and MPs whether there were any objections to the resolution. All the 150 MLAs, 49 MLCs and 29 MPs raised their hands in support of the resolution.
The CLP also passed a condolence resolution, expressing grief at the death of the former CM, Dr Y.S. Rajasekhar Reddy, and paying rich tributes to him. The resolution was moved by Mr Rosaiah.