Andhra Pradesh politicians alert after Telangana assembly speaker tests Covid positive | Hyderabad News – Times of India


HYDERABAD: Political leaders and senior officials in Andhra Pradesh are alert after Telangana assembly speaker Pocharam Srinivasa Reddy tested positive for Covid. Srinivasa Reddy met several politicians and senior officials at the wedding ceremony of his granddaughter in Hyderabad on November 21.
After testing Covid positive on Thursday, Srinivasa Reddy appealed to all those who had come in contact with him to take precautionary measures.
Andhra Pradesh chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, his Telangana counterpart K Chandrasekhar Rao and several other senior leaders had attended the wedding. Srinivasa Reddy was seen sitting beside the two chief ministers at the event. Reddy’s granddaughter was married to Andhra Pradesh chief minister’s officer on special duty (OSD) Krishna Mohan Reddy’s son.
As news of Reddy’s infection broke out, many leaders and officials underwent Covid test as a precautionary step.
Several ministers, MLAs, MLCs and officials had met Andhra Pradesh chief minister after his return from the wedding ceremony.
On Wednesday deputy chief minister Pamula Pushpa Sreevani led a delegation of ST MLAs to the chief minister. A delegation of BC legislators and leaders also met him. Representatives of government employees have also called on him.

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