Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah Tuesday alleged that YSR Congress president Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy had offered to pay Rs 1,500 crore to the Congress if it made him the Chief Minister of the united Andhra Pradesh.
Abdullah participated in the election campaign along with chief minister and TDP president N Chandrababu Naidu in Kadapa and Kurnool districts. Joining Naidu during a roadshow in Kadapa, Abdullah said, 'In 2009, when Andhra Pradesh was still undivided and his (Jagan) father and former chief minister Y S Rajasekhar Reddy had just passed away, Reddy had visited my home once.YS Jagan Mohan Reddy was ready to offer Rs 1,500 crore to the Congress if he was made the Chief Minister of the united Andhra Pradesh'.
Abdullah levelled this allegation while campaigning for the Telugu Desam Party, along with its president and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, at Kadapa, the hometown of the YSR Congress chief, in AP. Praising the TDP chief, the ex-CM of J&K said, "Chandrababu always thinks about the state and is working tirelessly for it."