VIJAYAWADA: AICC president Rahul Gandhi will address a public meeting in Tirupati on February 22 as part of Pratyeka Hoda Bharosa Yatra of the Congress. The AP Congress Committee will take out the yatra from Madakasira in Anantapur district on Tuesday seeking Special Category Status for AP.
The Congress has planned the yatra to highlight its commitment to SCS for AP and win people’s trust.
Gandhi has already announced that the Congress will accord SCS to AP if it comes to power at the Centre in the next elections.
It may be mentioned here that Narendra Modi promised to accord SCS to AP, while addressing an election meeting in Tirupati in 2014.
According APCC chief N Raghuveera Reddy, Congress incharge of AP Oommen Chandy, Karnataka ministers G Parameshwara and DK Shivakumar will participate in the launch of the yatra.