Kadapa: Taking political invective a step ahead, TD president and AP Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu likened his rival Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy to a ganja plant in a garden of tulasi.
He started his campaign speech in Badvel saying, “Kadapa devuni gadapa.. idi rakshasula gadapaga marchestunnaru. Annamayya, Veerabrahmendra Swamy, Vengamamba, Yogi Vemana ikkadi vare.. alanti ee tulasi vanamlo oka ganjayi mokka molichindi. Aa ganjayi mokke Jagan Mohan Reddy (Kadapa is the threshold of the gods... they are turning it into a threshold for demons. Annama-yya Veerabrahmendra Swamy, Vengamamba, Yogi Vemana hailed from here. In this garden of tulasi, there is a ganja plant. That ganja plant is Jagan Mohan Reddy).
Campaigning in Badvel and Rayachoti, he alleged that the YSRC was planning to perpetrate violence in the region, but he “would not spare anybody and would cut their tails (pichi pichiga violence cheyalalu-kunte nee thoka cut chesta).”
Mr Naidu alleged that TS Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao had ‘stolen’ the Telugu Desam’s Sevamitra data and given it to Mr Reddy...