CLP leader K Jana Reddy has informed Speaker S Madhusudhana Chary and Legislature secretary V Narasimha Charyulu that the CLP has appointed Parigi MLA T Rammohan Reddy as Whip of the Congress party in place of present Whip SA Sampath Kumar, who was expelled from the Legislative Assembly membership.
The CLP leader addressed letters to the Speaker and the Secretary in this regard. It may be mentioned here that the Speaker expelled Congress MLAs Komatireddy Venkat Reddy and SA Sampath Kumar from the House alleging that the two members resorted to unruly acts during the Governor’s speech. SA Sampath Kumar was acting as a Whip of the Congress party in the Assembly. Keeping the Rajya Sabha elections in view, CLP leader K Jana Reddy submitted a letter to the Speaker and Secretary replacing Sampath Kumar with Rammohan Reddy as Whip of the party. (NSS)