Hyderabad: Congress leadership would take
proper action against the MLAs who attended former MP Y S
Jagan Mohan Reddy`s fast in Delhi at an "appropriate time",
Andhra Pradesh Congress said today.
"Appropriate action would be taken at an appropriate
time. There is no question of sparing those who violated party
discipline. They (MLAs) may say we have attended (the fast)
because it is a farmers` issue. All these things are there," K
Satyanarayana Raju, Chairman of party`s state disciplinary
committee, told reporters.
Raju met Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy here.
Meanwhile, the Jagan issue was discussed at a meeting
of distinct Congress Presidents and other party leaders held
at the AP Congress headquarters here. The meet was chaired by
the Chief Minister and PCC President D Srinivas.
The leaders are understood have said that the matter
of 23 party MLAs attending Jagan`s fast yesterday is being
looked after by the Congress high command. They have told the
leaders that there is a need for more clarity on who may side
with the former Kadapa MP who has announced his plan to
launch a new political party, sources said.
They said Congress has a loyal vote bank in the state
which would stand the party in good stead.
Srinivas, who briefed the media after the meeting,
declined to take questions on the MLAs attending Jagan`s fast.
He said monitoring committees for welfare programmes
will be constituted soon at the mandal (block), district, city
and state level.