Hyderabad, Jan 29 (UNI) Andhra Pradesh Agriculture Minister N Raghuveera Reddy today demanded that Telugu Desam Party (TDP) President N Chandrababu Naidu should withdraw his remarks against the welfare schemes being implemented by the State Government in the name of Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi.
Addressing a press conference here, he said there was no fault in implementing the schemes in the name of leaders like Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi, who had sacrificed their lives for the nation.
Mr Reddy claimed Mr Naidu was levelling allegations against the Congress and its government in frustration as his party was becoming weak day by day and losing confidence of the people.
The Minister said Mr Naidu had no right to make remarks against Indira Gandhi, who had given political life to Mr Naidu. ''It is the patent right of Mr Naidu to deceive the people who had helped him,'' he remarked sarcastically.
He said the State Government's aim was to achieve 'Indiramma Rajyam' in the State and it was moving towards this direction by implementing various welfare schemes.
He said Mr Naidu should tender an apology to the people of the State for his remarks that the TDP would drop the names of Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi on welfare schemes being implemented in the State if it comes to power.
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