TD, YSRC vie to gain strength over capital

Published May 30, 2015, 12:13 pm IST
Updated Mar 29, 2019, 1:12 am IST
Parties organise meetings to win people’s confidence
GUNTURThe capital region is all set to witness hectic political activity during the first week of June as the ruling Telugu Desam and the Opposition YSR Congress will be organising several programmes in the region.  
While TD is planning to draw people’s attenti-on by explaining the victories of the government in the past one year, the YSRC is all prepared to highlight the failures of TD government. Leaders of both the parties are chalking out plans to make their progammes success to gain hold in the capital region. YSRC chief Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy will conduct two-day Samara Deeksha on June 3 and 4 highlighting the failures of ruling TD at Y Junction in Mangalagiri. Meanwhile, Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu will start Guntur district tour on June 5 by laying foundation stone for the agricultural university at Lam Farm. 
Mr Naidu will participate in the land puja being performed for the construction of new capital at Tallayapalem. Later, he will participate in the proposed public meeting organised to mark the completion TD government's one-year rule on June 8. 
The YSRC has five MLAs in the Guntur district from Mangalagiri, Bapatla, Guntur East, Macharla and Narasara-opeta and they are maki-ng all efforts for the succ-ess of the two-day Sam-ara Deeksha. YSRC general secretary V. Vijayasai Reddy and other senior leaders have been staying in Guntur and coordinating with YSRC cadre by conducting area-wise meeti-ngs. MLAs A. Ramakrishna Reddy, K. Raghupati, Md. Mustafa, G. Srinivas Reddy and P. Ramakrishna Reddy are busy conducting meetings in their respective constituencies to mobili-se people for the Deeksha. Mr Vijayasai Reddy and other senior leaders say that the people were angry with the TD as it failed to fulfil the loan waiver promise, sops do-led to unemployed youth, waiving Dwcra loans and others. 
They added that most of the people were again-st collection of fertile lands for capital and that Samara Deesksha would help YSRC to strengthen itself in the region. 
Meanwhile, the TD cadre hopes that the capital construction works would gather momentum after Mr Naidu's three-day tour. 
Agriculture  minister P. Pulla Rao said that festive atmosphere would prevail in the region for three days during CM’s visit and claimed that farmers had given their lands trusting the promises of Mr Naidu. 
He added that TD has gained strength in the capital region and CM's three-day tour would give further boost to the cadre. He claimed that TD government was fulfilling all election promises. Capital construction works, Agricultural University and AIIMS will impress the public of capital region, he added. 
Location: Andhra Pradesh