Andhra CM Rosaiah resigns citing personal reasons

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister K today announced his decision to step down from the post citing personal reasons. Kiran Kumar Reddy, who hails from Chittoor, is likely to be the new CM.

"I have decided to resign, I am submitting my resignation to the state Governor and I will request him to accept it immediately," 77-year-old announced at a crowded press conference in the State Secretariat.

He cited personal reasons for his resignation while stating that "there are no political reasons behind it".

The resignation comes hours before a meeting of the Congress Legislature Party here to discuss the telecast of a programme by rebel MP Jaganmohan Reddy-owned Sakshi TV criticising Congress chief and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

The meeting will be attended by Union ministers and M Veerappa Moily, who is in-charge of Congress affairs in the state.

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Andhra CM Rosaiah resigns citing personal reasons

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

K Rosaiah

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister K today announced his decision to step down from the post citing personal reasons. Kiran Kumar Reddy, who hails from Chittoor, is likely to be the new CM.

"I have decided to resign, I am submitting my resignation to the state Governor and I will request him to accept it immediately," 77-year-old announced at a crowded press conference in the State Secretariat.

He cited personal reasons for his resignation while stating that "there are no political reasons behind it".

The resignation comes hours before a meeting of the Congress Legislature Party here to discuss the telecast of a programme by rebel MP Jaganmohan Reddy-owned Sakshi TV criticising Congress chief and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

The meeting will be attended by Union ministers and M Veerappa Moily, who is in-charge of Congress affairs in the state.

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Andhra CM Rosaiah resigns citing personal reasons

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister K Rosaiah today announced his decision to step down from the post citing personal reasons. Kiran Kumar Reddy, who hails from Chittoor, is likely to be the new CM.

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister K today announced his decision to step down from the post citing personal reasons. Kiran Kumar Reddy, who hails from Chittoor, is likely to be the new CM.

"I have decided to resign, I am submitting my resignation to the state Governor and I will request him to accept it immediately," 77-year-old announced at a crowded press conference in the State Secretariat.

He cited personal reasons for his resignation while stating that "there are no political reasons behind it".

The resignation comes hours before a meeting of the Congress Legislature Party here to discuss the telecast of a programme by rebel MP Jaganmohan Reddy-owned Sakshi TV criticising Congress chief and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

The meeting will be attended by Union ministers and M Veerappa Moily, who is in-charge of Congress affairs in the state.

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