Mumbai: In a recent development, YSRCP chief JaganMohan Reddy met PM Narendra Modi in Delhi, on May 30, he was invited for his swearing-in ceremony as the new Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh. V. Vijaya Sai Reddy and other party leaders were also present in the meeting.
During the election campaign, in the meeting as YSRCP chief, his party had said that his party would promise to give special category status to Andhra Pradesh. In particular, Jagan Mohan Reddy had met BJP President Amit Shah the same day.
PM Narendra Modi tweeted saying, “Had an excellent meeting with Andhra Pradesh’s CM designate @ysjagan. We had a fruitful interaction on several issues pertaining to AP’s development. Assured him all possible support from the Centre during his term.”
Had an excellent meeting with Andhra Pradesh’s CM designate @ysjagan. We had a fruitful interaction on several issues pertaining to AP’s development. Assured him all possible support from the Centre during his term. pic.twitter.com/u7bwPGI4t6
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) May 26, 2019
Jaganmohan will take oath as the new Chief Minister of the state at the Indira Gandhi Nagar Stadium of Vijayawada on May 30. Earlier on Saturday, he was unanimously elected leader of YSRC legislature party.
While thanking the legislators for choosing them as leader of the legislature party, Reddy had said, “in 2019, people voted for us out of faith and belief, in 2024 they should give us a bigger mandate because of our performance.”
A YSRCP MLA said that Reddy had sought support from the newly elected legislators to help in earning “performing Chief Minister” within a year.