Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh Congress
on Monday suspended from the party a YS Jagan Mohan Reddy
loyalist who was working against the official Congress
candidate in the Legislative Council elections.
K Govardhan Reddy, chairman of Nellore district zilla
parishad, was placed under suspension by state party chief
Responding to his suspension, Govardhan Reddy said he
"I feel Jagan`s YSR Congress Party is the real
Congress. I will continue to work for Jagan, who is the son of
our late leader YS Rajasekhara Reddy," he said.
Jagan had earlier said that he would not field any
candidates in the Council polls, however, some of his
loyalists are reportedly backing candidates at various places.
The state Congress had earlier suspended West Godavari
Zilla Parishad Chairman Meka Seshubabu for entering into the
fray in the Council elections against party`s official