Andhra CM Kiran Reddy meets Sonia, Manmohan Singh in New Delhi

Sunday, November 28, 2010

NEW DELHI - Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy held meetings with Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh here on Sunday.

During the meeting it is believed that the names of Andhra Pradesh Cabinet members are have been finalised.

Kiran Reddy thanked Sonia Gandhi and Dr. Singh for choosing him for the top post and promised to bring transparency in his government.

The Andhra Chief Minister is also believed to have discussed the probable candidates for ministerial berths.

On finalising the composition of his cabinet and nominees, Reddy said all these were part of the exercise and will be communicated to the media on the completion.

Earlier, the Chief Minister has held a round of discussion on the Cabinet formation with Law Minister Veerappa Moily.

Sources said Vivekananda Reddy, the brother of late Y S Rajasekhara Reddy, is likely to be inducted into the cabinet.

Reddy also met Vice President Hamid Ansari, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar and Urban Development Minister S Jaipal Reddy.

Reddy took over from K. Rosaiah on November 24. Rosiah had resigned from the post citing health reasons. (ANI)

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