Jagan`s decision to resign ‘most unfortunate’: Moily

Last Updated: Monday, November 29, 2010 - 13:05

New Delhi: Union minister M Veerappa
Moily Monday termed as "most unfortunate" the decision of YS
Jaganmohan Reddy to resign from Congress and the Lok Sabha.

"I have heard it just now. It is most unfortunate,"
Moily, who is also AICC in-charge of Andhra Pradesh, told
reporters outside Parliament.

He made the brief remarks when asked about the
decision of Jaganmoham, son of former chief minister YS
Rajasekhara Reddy, and his mother Vijayamma to resign from the
party.

Asked whether the development will affect the party,
senior Congress leader V Hanumantha Rao replied in the
negative.

"Party will not be affected by his resignation. It was
his own decision. The high command had given him a long rope.
He himself wanted to go. What can we do," he said.

On whether other Congress leaders could follow
Jaganmohan, Rao said, "Nobody will go barring a few
loyalists."

Rao, who is the convenor of AICC`s SC/ST Cell, said
that those who will follow Jaganmohan will return to the party
later.

"May be three or four leaders will resign and follow
him. That also I doubt. They will return to Congress," Rao
said.

Jaganmohan, 37, represents Kadapa Lok Sabha
constituency.

PTI



First Published: Monday, November 29, 2010 - 13:05

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