Party sources told PTI here on Saturday that Naidu, an ardent devotee of Lord Venkateswara, had expressed his desire to be elected as legislature party leader in the campus of Sri Venkateswara University in the sacred city on Wednesday. He will be sworn in as the first chief minister of residuary state of Andhra Pradesh following the bifurcation at the massive open fields between Guntur and Vijayawada close to Acharya Nagarjuna Varsity at 7.21 PM on June 8.
He will be sworn in as the first chief minister of residuary Andhra Pradesh
Elaborate arrangements are being made for the TDP legislature party meeting. After his election as TDLP leader late in the evening on Wednesday, Naidu would proceed to the hills for a night halt and offer worship to Lord Venkateswara at Tirumala on June 5, the sources said. All newly TDP MPs and MLAs besides a large number of party workers would attend the swearing-in ceremony, party sources said.
In residuary Andhra Pradesh, TDP-BJP alliance has won 106 of the 175 assembly seats, while YSR Congress emerged victorious in 67 assembly constituencies. Congress, which ruled the state for about six decades, has no representation in the new Legislative Assembly of residuary Andhra Pradesh.