Hyderabad: In a setback to the Congress in Telangana, senior occasion chief and former minister Marri Shashidhar Reddy, son of former Chief Minister of undivided Andhra Pradesh Marri Channa Reddy, stop the occasion on Tuesday.
Shashidhar Reddy, who had been a loyal Congressman for a number of many years and even headed a ‘Congress Loyalists Discussion board’ of Telangana Congress leaders, despatched his resignation to AICC President Mallikarjun Kharge.
He addressed a letter to high chief Sonia Gandhi explaining the explanations for his resignation.
Within the letter, he wrote concerning the allegedly rising affect of cash in occasion affairs, its failure in successfully taking over the ruling TRS in Telangana and the poor functioning of AICC in-charges and PCC presidents.
Recalling the lengthy affiliation he and his late father have had with the Congress for the reason that occasion’s election image was a “pair of bullocks” adopted by “cow and calf” within the Sixties, he mentioned it was on the recommendation of his father that later Indira Gandhi had opted for the “hand” image.
He alleged that the affect of cash was rising within the occasion affairs.
“They (the AICC in-charges) have constantly did not operate as representatives of the excessive command and had been enjoying alongside to advertise the private agenda of successive PCC presidents and failed to guard the occasion’s curiosity. A lot so, it’s unattainable to imagine that cash has not been a driving power,” he mentioned within the letter to Sonia Gandhi.
“There are sufficient situations that give credence to suspicions that it was not simply the AICC in-charge of Telangana, Manickam Tagore, who has been the recipient of largesse from PCC president Revanth Reddy, but in addition KC Venugopal, the important thing AICC Normal Secretary (Organisation). I’m saying this with all accountability, although I’ve not not seen cash being exchanged between them,” he mentioned.