PM Narendra Modi meets Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu


New Delhi | Prime Minister Narendra Modi called on Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday and held discussion on various issues. Taking to micro-blogging site Twitter, Mr Modi wrote ‘Called on Vice President Shri M Venkaiah Naidu’. Mr Modi also met YSRCP chief and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister-elect Jagan Mohan Reddy and assured him all support from the Centre during his term.

‘Had an excellent meeting with Andhra Pradesh’s CM designate @ysjagan. We had a fruitful interaction on several issues pertaining to AP’s development. Assured him all possible support from the Centre during his term,’ he said in a tweet.

Following his landslide win in the Assembly election, Mr Reddy met Mr Modi at his residence to invite him for the oath taking ceremony.

He also took up a list of his party’s demands that include fulfillment of Special Category Status to Andhra Pradesh, to implement the State Reorganization Act, funds for Polavaram project, Kadapa steel plant, backward districts, port in Dugarajapatnam, to speed up Metro rail project in Vizag and Vijayawada, sources said.YSRCP has bagged a massive mandate of 151 seats while Chandra Babu Naidu’s TDP had to settle for just 23.