NDTV Correspondent, Updated: July 08, 2011 15:19 IST.
Mr Reddy is from Andhra Pradesh's Chelvella constituency. Sources say that he urged Dr Manmohan Singh to sanction a Telangana state.
Close to 100 MLAs from Telangana have resigned - nearly half of them from the Congress - to demand a new state be carved out for their homeland. At least 10 MPs have also sent their resignations to the Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar.