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Mass leader: Chief Minister K. Rosaiah and Jubilee Hills legislator P. Vishnuvardhan Reddy at PJR’s second death anniversary function in the city on Monday.
Mass leader: Chief Minister K. Rosaiah and Jubilee Hills legislator P. Vishnuvardhan Reddy at PJR’s second death anniversary function in the city on Monday.

Glowing tributes paid to P. Janardhan Reddy on his second death anniversary

Kishan Reddy credits late Janardhan Reddy with getting Krishna waters for the twin cities

‘Had the former CLP leader been alive, he would have led the ongoing Telangana movement’

HYDERABAD: Chief Minister K. Rosaiah has said that he will examine a plea to set up a memorial for former Congress Legislature Party leader P. Janardhan Reddy on Necklace Road in the city.

Responding to a plea by late leader’s son and Jubilee Hills legislator P. Vishnuvardhan Reddy at the second death anniversary function here on Monday, the Chief Minister said he would discuss with officials about the proposal.

Glowing tributes were paid to the late leader by politicians, party workers and a large number of people. In the presence of a large number of Congress workers and poor people, Mr. Rosaiah, former Chief Minister N. Janardhana Reddy and others recalled the services of the popular leader, who endeared himself among the weaker sections.

Pat for Vishnu

Speaking at a function organised on Necklace Road, Mr. Rosaiah said late Janardhan Reddy was always in the forefront when issued concerning the poor people cropped up. He never gave scope for any hardships to the poor people and his son and Jubilee Hills MLA P. Vishnuvardhan Reddy was following in his footsteps, he said.

Former Chief Minister Janardhana Reddy said the former CLP leader always identified himself with the poor and the working class and never shied away from crossing swords with the powers that be.

BJP MLA G. Kishan Reddy said late Janardhan Reddy was credited with getting Krishna waters for the Twin Cities. He said if the former CLP leader was alive, he would have led the on going Telangana movement.

Home Minister P. Sabitha Indra Reddy and others recalled their association with the late leader. Earlier, the Chief Minister, the APCC president D. Srinivas and others garlanded the statue of Janardhan Reddy at Khairatabad Junction. Among others, Government Whip S. Shailajanath, APCC general secretary Padmaraju Rudraraju, former Minister P.V.Ranga Rao were present.

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