Speaking to media, Oppposition leader YS Jagan said that President and Speaker’s positions should always be unanimously elected. During the election of President Pranab Mukherjee and AP house speaker, Kodela Siva Prasad, he said that his party provided support to make sure the election was smooth. He spoke to media in Pulivendula after paying tribute to his grand father, YS Raja Reddy. Recently, YS Jagan met PM Modi to extend his support to vote for the BJP-sponsored candidate in the Presidential election. There has been speculation that YSRCP will tie-up with the BJP in the 2019 elections.