Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Congress Committee president D Srinivas on Thursday met Governor ESL Narasimhan and conveyed to him about the election of N Kiran Kumar Reddy as the new leader of the Congress Legislature Party (CLP).
Reddy would be sworn-in as chief minister around noon today.
"I have communicated to the Governor about the election of Kiran Kumar Reddy as the new CLP leader. The Governor invites him to take the oath. I have come here to complete
that formality as PCC president," Srinivas told reporters after his meeting with the Governor.
The CLP met yesterday and authorised party president Sonia Gandhi to select its new leader. After the CLP meeting Union Minister and senior Congress leader Pranab Mukherjee announced Kiran Kumar Reddy as the new CLP leader.