TPCC secretary Kaushik Reddy resigns

TPCC secretary Kaushik Reddy resigns

Hyderabad: After the Congress disciplinary committee issued notice to following leakage of conversation with a TRS leader, Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) secretary Kaushik Reddy resigned from the party.

Kaushik Reddy sent his resignation to the party president Sonia Gandhi. Kaushik Reddy levelled corruption charges against AICC Telangana in-charge Manickam Tagore.

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In a press conference on Monday, Reddy alleged that Telangana Congress President A Revanth Reddy paid Rs 50 crores to AICC Telangana in-charge Manickam Tagore to get the post of TPCC President, reported news agency ANI.

Manickam Tagore, replying to the allegation, said he would file a defamation case against Kaushik Reddy. Also, he accused that Kaushik Reddy is a Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao (KCR) loyalist.

Speaking to news agency ANI, Telangana Congress President Revanth Reddy, said, "Kaushik Reddy has been expelled from the party. Former TPCC President Uttam Reddy has said that allegations levelled by Kaushik against me are false and baseless."