Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu announced on Friday that if Telugu Desam Party comes back to power then it will make a Muslim as its Deputy Chief Minister.

Chandrababu has tried to persuade Muslims on the occasion of Shab-e-Meraj on Friday. 

He also promised to open an Islamic bank, especially for Muslims, and also offered interest-free loans to the community. Mr Naidu made this announcement at an election rally in Aluru, Kurnool district on Friday afternoon. The TDP president made these announcements at an election meeting at Aluru in Kurnool district this afternoon.
Mr Naidu said on Friday,'Today is a holy day, you all should resolve to vote for TDP and I shall make a Muslim Deputy Chief Minister.

The Chief Minister also announced that an exclusive BC Bank would be set up for the Backward Classes. Meanwhile, YSR Congress president Y S Jaganmohan Reddy promised a Universal Health Card scheme for individuals earning up to Rs five lakh per annum, which would enable people to avail of free health care services.