Naidu urges BJP ministers to not resign and stand for the state

New Delhi, March 8: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandra Babu Naidu on Thursday requested BJP leaders to not quit from the state cabinet.

Addressing the state assembly, Naidu thanked State Health Minister Kamineni Srinivas and State Endowment Minister Pydikondala Manikyala Rao, saying both brought considerable reforms to their respective departments.

"Our ministers in the central cabinet and the BJP ministers in our cabinet have resigned. However, these ministers worked good in the state. They brought considerable reforms in their departments. I thank them for their services," said Naidu.

"For the people of the state, we all must stand. I don't ask you to change your ideological stand. But to think of the state and please work for welfare of the state. Both of them have been efficient in their work as ministers. I request them to continue work for the welfare of the state," he added.