Revanth Reddy met Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge, former party chief Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi in Delhi to personally invite them to attend the wearing-in…reports Asian Lite News
Telangana’s Chief Minister-designate A. Revanth Reddy has invited people of the state to attend his swearing-in ceremony on Thursday.
In an open letter to people, he invited them to the swearing-in scheduled at L. B. Stadium at 1.04 p.m.
The Congress leader wrote that the time has come for Indiramma Rajyam in Telangana “which was created with the struggle by students, sacrifices of martyrs and the iron will of Sonia Gandhi”.
Revanth Reddy said in the open letter that to provide democratic and transparent governance and to form a government for the welfare of weaker sections, Dalits, tribals, minorities, women and youth, he would be taking oath at L.B. Stadium in Hyderabad on December 7.
Meanwhile, Revanth Reddy met Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge, former party chief Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi in Delhi to personally invite them to attend the wearing-in.
He has also invited Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, Deputy Chief Minister D. K. Shivakumar, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu, former Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, former Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel, Ashok Chavan, Digvijays Singh, Veerappa Moily, Manickam Tagore, P. Chidambaram, Sushil Kumar Shinde, Meera Kumari and other Congress leaders.
Revanth has also extended an invitation to Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. K. Stalin, former Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao, former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu.
Telangana Jana Samithi (TJS) leader Kodandaram, Dalit rights activist Kancha Ilaiah, civil liberties activist Haragopal and families of Telangana martyrs have also been invited to the swearing-in ceremony.
Sonia Likely to Attend the Ceremony
Congress Parliamentary Party (CPP) chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday said that she will probably visit Telangana for the oath-taking ceremony of Revanth Reddy as first Congress chief minister.
Speaking to the media in Parliament, Sonia Gandhi said, “Probably, yes.”
She was asked if she will go to Telangana for the oath-taking ceremony.
Earlier in the day, Revanth Reddy, who steered Congress to a massive victory in the state for the first time after its inception in 2014 met Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, party chief Mallikarjun Kharge, K.C. Venugopal at their residence.
Rahul Gandhi shared a post on X, and said, “Congratulations to Telangana’s CM Designate, Revanth Reddy. Under his leadership, the Congress government will fulfill all its guarantees to the people of Telangana and build a Prajala Sarkar.”
Venugopal also took to X and said, “Met the the first Congress Chief Minister-designate of Telangana, the dynamic Revanth Reddy and congratulated him for the party’s stupendous performance in the assembly elections!”
On Tuesday evening, Venugopal announced Revanth Reddy to be the Chief Minister of Telangana. He also said that the oath-taking ceremony will take place on December 7.