Sharmila met late Congress chief YS Rajasekhara Reddy’s sympathisers from the united Nalgonda district of Telangana on the household’s residence at Lotus Pond in Hyderabad on Tuesday
YS Sharmila, sister of Andhra Pradesh chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Tuesday met with the supporters of her late father and former chief minister YS Rajasekhara Reddy in Hyderabad, fuelling hypothesis about her entry into energetic politics in Telangana.
As per media reviews, Sharmila stated she’s going to carry again “Rajanna Rajyam (Rajasekhar Reddy kind of regime)” to the state of Telangana, which is presently beneath the rule of Telangana Rashtra Samithi’s Ok Chandrashekar Rao.
Sharmila’s father, late YS Rajasekhara Reddy, broadly often known as YSR, was the chief minister of united Andhra Pradesh from 2004 to 2009. The Congress chief died in a chopper crash in September 2009. The former state of Andhra Pradesh was bifurcated into Telangana and the residuary Andhra Pradesh state in 2014.
According to information company PTI, Sharmila met Rajasekhara Reddy’s sympathisers from the Nalgonda district of Telangana on the household’s residence at Lotus Pond in Hyderabad.
Though the result of the discussions was not formally introduced, a number of individuals advised PTI that Sharmila sought to know in regards to the current political scenario within the district.
Several banners with portraits of Sharmila and Rajasekhar Reddy have been erected on the residence. Jagan’s picture was conspicuously lacking within the banners and flex boards, the information company added.
According to a Hindustan Times report, a poster with the slogan “YSR Samkshemam Sharmilamma Thone Sadhyam” (YSR’s welfare schemes are potential solely with Sharmila) was circulating on social media since Monday morning.
The poster invited YSR’s followers to return to Lotus Pond on Tuesday and carried a small map of Telangana on the right-hand nook with photographs of YSR, Jagan, Sharmila and her mom Vijayalakshmi.
“I want to understand the ground realities and to take their suggestions and the information they have. I called people from the Nalgonda district. This is just a connection (with them). The meeting will be held with people from every district,” PTI quoted her as saying earlier than the assembly.
Sharmila, nevertheless, didn’t instantly reply when requested if she would launch a political occasion.
“There is no Rajanna Rajyam now. Why should it not come? We will bring Rajanna Rajyam to Telangana,” LiveNews360 quoted her as saying.
According to PTI, in response to a question, Sharmila stated, “Jagan Mohan Reddy is doing his job in Andhra Pradesh and I will do mine in Telangana.”
Sharmila and her mom Vijayamma had vigorously campaigned for the YSR Congress occasion throughout the elections in 2019. However, after Jagan’s YSRC clinched a landslide victory and he took over the reins, Sharmila was out of the general public eye.
A senior legislator of the YSR Congress occasion from Andhra Pradesh on situation of anonymity advised PTI that Sharmila harbours political ambitions, however, it’s not clear now as to the place these developments (conferences and discussions) would lastly result in.
However, in line with The Hindu, former YSRCP Telangana state unit chief Konda Raghava Reddy advised the media that Sharmila would shortly launch a brand new political occasion in Telangana.
“We will contest the next elections on our own and there is no need to forge an alliance with other parties,” the report quoted Konda Raghava Reddy as saying. He added that the consultations would proceed with well-wishers from different districts.
A YSR Congress employee from Utnoor in Adilabad stated he strongly needs Sharmila to drift a celebration with the intention to carry “Rajanna Rajyam” (Rajasekhar Reddy’s regime) in Telangana additionally.
Though YSRC Party has its presence in Telangana, it didn’t contest within the final basic elections. Sharmila undertook a “Padayatra” when Jagan was imprisoned in reference to a case in 2012.
Advisor to Andhra Pradesh Government Sajjala Ramakrishna Reddy, on behalf of the YSRCP, stated the occasion has nothing to do with any transfer of Sharmila to type a brand new occasion.
“Our leader (Jaganmohan Reddy) has clarified that his party cannot function in two states. We feel that Sharmila has still not made up her mind about launching a new party. If someone else has made a comment that she will float a party, we have to see their stature,” the report by The Hindu quoted him as saying.
According to the report, Telangana Rashtra Samithi minister Gangula Kamalakar asserted that nobody can compete with the TRS within the state and questioned about the necessity for “outsiders” to launch a celebration in Telangana. He questioned Sharmila’s skill to impression Telangana politics when even Andhra Pradesh chief minister Jagan Mohan Reddy has no political locus standi in Telangana.
According to the Hindustan Times report, Telangana chief minister Ok Chandrasekhar Rao, on the state government committee of his occasion, with out naming Sharmila, stated that there have been talks of a brand new regional occasion, however added that such a celebration wouldn’t survive for lengthy.
“The TRS is the only party after the TDP which has managed to sustain and survive,” the report quoted him as saying.
Meanwhile, the Telangana unit of the BJP has reportedly stated that Sharmila’s occasion is being floated to assist Chandrashekhar Rao. According to a report by the Times of India, BJP chief NVSS Prabhakar alleged that senior Congress chief KVP Ramchandra Rao come to the help of the chief minister and is behind Sharmila to launch the occasion.
With inputs from PTI
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