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Andhra Governor invites Reddy to form Govt

PTI | ByPress Trust of India, Hyderabad
May 12, 2004 06:05 PM IST

Barnala has invited the newly-elected CLP leader Rajasekhara Reddy to form the next Govt.

Andhra Pradesh Governor Surjeet Singh Barnala on Wednesday invited the newly-elected Congress Legislature Party leader YS Rajasekhara Reddy to form the next Government.

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"I have been informed about your unanimous election as leader of the Congress Legislature Party. I congratulate you and hereby invite you to form the Government," the Governor said in a letter to Reddy.

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Earlier, a delegation of Congress leaders, led by former MP P Upendra, met Barnala at Raj Bhavan and handed over a letter by APCC President D Srinivas informing the Governor about the election of Reddy as CLP leader.

Reddy, who spearheaded the party's campaign and steered it to a spectacular comeback to power, will be sworn in as Chief Minister on May 14.

He is scheduled to call on the Governor later in the evening.

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