Akhilesh meets Andhra CM, TDP chief in Hyderabad

Last Updated: Saturday, July 20, 2013 - 21:47

Hyderabad: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday paid a "courtesy" visit to his Andhra Pradesh counterpart N Kiran Kumar Reddy at the latter`s camp residence here this evening, official sources said.

Akhilesh, who arrived today by a special aircraft, is on a two-day trip to participate in the national executive meeting of the All India Yadav Mahasabha here tomorrow.

He drove to the CM`s camp office here and confided with him for about half an hour.

"It was a courtesy call," a CMO official said.

The UP chief minister later drove to the residence of Telugu Desam Party (TDP) president N Chandrababu Naidu for an interaction.

Earlier, leaders of the Telangana employees` associations met Akhilesh at a star hotel here and requested his Samajwadi Party`s support for the creation of Telangana state.

"We requested him to extend SP`s support for Telangana," said Telangana Gazetted Officers` Association leader Srinivas Goud.

PTI



First Published: Saturday, July 20, 2013 - 21:47

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