AICC general secretary M. Veerappa Moily held discussions with Congress MP Y. S. Jaganmohan Reddy and his mother Vijayamma at Idupulapaya on Thursday.

He reportedly handed over a message from Congress president Sonia Gandhi and heard the views of Ms. Vijayamma and Jagan. He was closeted with them for some time along with the Rajya Sabha member K. V.P. Ramachandra Rao.

Later, he told journalists that Ms. Gandhi deputed him to Idupulapaya as her special emissary to pay tributes to YSR, who had a significant place in the Congress party.

He declined to comment on questions relating to Jagan's ‘Odarpu Yatra'.

Sources said despite the consultations with Mr. Moily, there was no change in the programme of Jagan to resume his yatra from Giddalur in Prakasam district on Friday.

However, it is understood that he may refer to the party leaderships decision to provide assistance to all those who died in the aftermath of YSR's tragic death.

Party leaders in the Jagan camp maintain that the Congress MP was reluctant to put off the yatra as there was tremendous pressure from the workers to the tour. Mr. Moily, who reached Idupulapaya by helicopter on Thursday evening, and paid tributes at YSR ghat.