“I plan a surprise visit to villages to check relief measures for drought”.
Those were the last words of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Rajasekhara Reddy in an interaction with the media before he boarded the helicopter which went missing an hour after taking off from here.
Reddy, 60, said he planned a surprise visit to villages and did not want give any notice until the last moment. “I want to check the delivering mechanism in villages. I want to check all the problems like drought and unemployment and check if all policies have been implemented”, he said.
Reddy said he planned to go to 2-3 villages every month and check the progress of implementation of the policies.