TDP, Cong MLCs administered oath
Ramakrishnudu comes in place of Dadi Veerabahadra Rao, while Prabhakar Rao was re-nominated by the Congress...
Ramakrishnudu comes in place of Dadi Veerabahadra Rao, while Prabhakar Rao was re-nominated by the Congress party TDP senior leader and former speaker Yanamala Ramakrishnudu took oath as Member of Legislative Council (MLC) on Saturday. He will be the Leader of Opposition in the Council in place of Dadi Veerabhadra Rao. Council chairman A Chakrapani administered the oath in front of several TDP leaders who attended the ceremony. Thanking the party president N Chandrababu Naidu for giving him this opportunity, Ramakrishnudu said he would work for the welfare of the people. He said a leader should have a burning desire to serve the people whether he enjoyed any power, position or not. Ramakrishnudu said he was with TDP all along, even when NTR had not given him a place in his cabinet. Asked if he was referring to the decision of Dadi Veerabhadra Rao to quit TDP and join YSRCP, Ramakrsihnudu said he did not kept anyone in mind while making the remarks. MLC MS Prabhakar Rao, who was re-nominated by the Congress party from Local Authorities Constituency, was also administered oath on Monday.