Visakhapatnam: Minister for Animal Husbandry, Marketing and Fisheries Mopidevi Venkata Ramana has appealed to party cadre to get ready to hoist the YSRCP flag in all the wards of the GVMC in the ensuing municipal elections. At a meeting held here on Sunday with the party workers and supporters, he attended as chief guest and spoke on the importance of retaining Visakhapatnam in the forthcoming elections. Terming Visakhapatnam as one of the greatest cities in the country, he said it has all the qualifications to become a mega city. Also Read – Goldsmith steals gold by polishing jewelry in Bhimavaram Advertise With Us However, he pointed out that the previous TDP government had misused crores of rupees in the name of partnership summits and failed to get new projects to the city. “Our aim is to bring back the past glory of the city enjoyed during former chief minister Y S Rajasekhara Reddy government,” the minister said. He urged the party workers to work in all the corporation divisions which should be retained by the YSRCP and for this to become reality, he added, every worker should don the role of a soldier. Also Read – Permission mandatory for Ganesh pandals: SP Advertise With Us He accused TDP government of looting the State in the name of building the capital city and resorting to corrupt practices beyond imagination. He said the party would recognise the contributions made by the workers and would be rewarded suitably at appropriate time. The State government would consider its manifesto as Bhagavad Gita and strive to achieve all the promises made during elections for the benefit of people, the minister assured. Further, he said the party leaders should ensure the victory of all the corporators to silence the TDP which had been crying foul about poll machination by the YSRCP. The meeting was attended by Tourism Minister Muttamsetti Srinivasa Rao, party leader Dronamraju Srinivas and MP MVV Satyanarayana, among others.