Hyderabad: Congress General Secretary Ghulam
Nabi Azad on Thursday met several party leaders in Hyderabad, including some
ministers of N Kiran Kumar Reddy government who were
understood to have voiced their displeasure about the style of
function of the Chief Minister.
Almost every leader worth the name, who met Azad
separately at the Andhra Pradesh Congress Committee
headquarters Gandhi Bhavan, reportedly alleged the Chief
Minister was acting in a "unilateral manner".
While some went to the extent of seeking Kiran Kumar`s
replacement, others wanted the Congress high command to
prevail upon the Chief Minister to change his manner of
functioning, party sources said.
Congress, which is already going through a tough time
across the state, could suffer in the next elections if things
are not set right, the senior state party leaders told Azad,
party sources said.
The Congress leaders also lamented that neither the
Chief Minister nor the ministers were effectively countering
the vituperative campaign by YSR Congress party and its chief
Y S Jaganmohan Reddy against party chief Sonia Gandhi and the
Ministers Danam Nagender, Galla Aruna Kumari, former
president of PCC D Srinivas, MLAs Gandra Venkata Ramana Reddy,
Nandeeswar Goud and several other leaders were among those who
met Azad who spent over three hours at the Gandhi Bhavan this