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YSR has serious business with AICC

Our Delhi Bureau | September 27, 2008 16:35 IST

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Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Rajasekhara Reddy "three-days mission" to Delhi [Images] from Sunday is a politically sensitive one.

His stay in Delhi for three days inidcates that he has serious business with the All India Congress Committee.

If political circles are to be believed, YSR is expected to seek permission from 24 Akbar Road, AICC, to advance the polls of the state.

The Andhra assembly term is up to May 30, 2009. If Lok Sabha polls are held in February or April, YSR wants to combine the assembly.

Earlier, he had hinted to the AICC about his intentions during this stay. YSR wants a clear cut direction.

YSR has to split the influence of Chiranjeevi's [Images] Praja Rajyam. He must not allow the Left to get closer to the cine actor.

At the same time, YSR intends to weaken the Telugu Desam Party by taking two of the senior leaders into the Congress fold in the month of October.

He is the only chief minister who gets an audience with the AICC at a short notice. YSR has assured AICC that he will get 25 Lok Sabha seats from Andhra Pradesh.

Sonia Gandhi [Images] confides certain secrets with YSR during such meetings. YSR is a hot commodity now in the Congress Working Committee and AICC.

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