Top News
news_img 'You'll soon find out' if US retaliates after Iran shoots down drone, Trump warns  ||   news_img President Trump's 'zero tolerance' immigration policy isn't anti-immigrant  ||   news_img Ministry of social justice paves way for knowledge bank for scholars  ||   news_img IMA jewels case: ED summons main suspect Mansoor Khan  ||   news_img INX Media case: CVC nod for prosecution of 4 ex-finance ministry officers  ||   news_img Marketing firm files lawsuit against Zion Williamson  ||   news_img 'Free dad hugs' at Pride show the lasting effect parents' rejection can have on LGBTQ kids  ||   news_img Rs 25 lakh crore spend mentioned by President Ram Nath Kovind is in sync with the BJP's poll manifesto  ||   news_img Congress objects to BJP leaders' comments on Rahul using mobile phone during President's address  ||   news_img 'Beautiful nightmare:' Video shows mom delivering her own baby in moving car's front seat  ||   news_img The 6 best credit cards of 2019  ||   news_img 'Jeopardy!' champ James Holzhauer honors Alex Trebek with pancreatic cancer donation  ||   news_img Iran's drone shooting may have been 'mistake:' Trump  ||   news_img Russell Crowe bought Leonardo DiCaprio's dinosaur skull, blames 'a bunch of vodka'  ||   news_img Chrissy Teigen is being mom-shamed again – this time over Luna's first trip to the dentist  ||   news_img First look and how to book: Taco Bell's pop-up hotel is themed to the extreme  ||   news_img Supreme Court allows religious display on state land despite challenge over church-state separation  ||   news_img Why the new Ford Explorer has more in common with BMW and Mercedes  ||   news_img 'Iran made a very big mistake' Trump warns after US drone shot down in 'unprovoked attack'  ||   news_img 3 people killed as 2 trains collide in southern Pakistan  ||            

YS Jagan Meets PM Modi Discusses Special Status

By Preeti Sigh On 26 May, 2019

A day after staking claim to form government in Andhra Pradesh, YSR Congress Party chief Jagan Mohan Reddy met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi. Mr Reddy, whose party achieved a landslide victory in Andhra Pradesh on Thursday, had an hour-long meeting with the PM where he discussed the issues of special category status to Andhra Pradesh and the state's financial situation and sought central funds. After visiting PM Modi, he is expected to interact with Andhra Bhawan officials in the capital, news agency PTI said. Mr Reddy will take oath as Andhra Chief Minister on May 30 in Vijayawada. Earlier today, he was unanimously elected as the leader of the YSRC legislature party. The YSR Congress Party had a spectacular performance in both the state elections and the Lok Sabha polls. Mr Reddy's party had won 151 of 175 assembly and 22 of the 25 Lok Sabha seats in Andhra Pradesh, the elections for which were held on April 11. For the elections, Jagan Reddy had centred his campaign around the Special Category Status for the state. He was elected to the state Assembly with the highest margin of over 90,000 votes while Malladi Vishnu of his party won the election with lowest margin of 25 votes. "Excellent meeting," says PM Modi After meeting with Jagan Reddy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted about their meeting. "Had an excellent meeting with Andhra Pradesh's CM designate @ysjagan. We had a fruitful interaction on several issues pertaining to AP's development. Assured him all possible support from the Centre during his term," PM Modi tweeted.

Submit your comment

About Us Terms & Conditions Disclaimer
Advertise Contact
register and win

NRIS.COM is one of the premier NRI website that provides a range of resourceful services to Indian expats residing in the USA. Visiting the site you will find comprehensive information related to restaurants, casinos, pubs, temples, carpool, movies, education, real estate, and forums. The simple and easy to navigate format allows NRIs to gain information within a fraction of a second. Moreover, advertising through its column of Indian free classifieds in USA allow businesses to improve visibility of their brand.

National NRI's Chat (0 Users Online)