Says he will develop Seemandhra into Swarnandhra

Telugu Desam Party (TDP) president N. Chandrababu Naidu slammed YSR Congress president Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy for targeting him in his election campaign, but not uttering a word against AICC president Sonia Gandhi.

Mr. Naidu, who arrived by helicopter at PR High School in Jammalamadugu, conducted a road show in the market area and Sri Narapura Venkateswara Swamy temple, addressed people near Jammalamadugu old bus stand. Recalling that Mr. Jaganmohan Reddy was elected Kadapa MP with a record majority in the by-election two years ago by going all out against Ms. Sonia Gandhi, Mr. Naidu asked why Jagan was not uttering a word against her now. He alleged that Mr. Jaganmohan Reddy secured bail after reaching a tacit understanding with Ms. Sonia Gandhi.

Assuring to develop Seemandhra into Swarnandhra on the lines of Singapore, Mr. Naidu promised to develop a cyber city in every district to generate employment for youth.

TDP chief promised completion of Bramhani steel factory by the government if TDP gained power. He assured release of 20 tmc of water through Srisailam Right Branch Canal, as against hardly 5 tmc being released at present.

Alliance for Central funds

for Mr. Naidu said TDP forged an alliance with the BJP to secure adequate funds from the Central government to fulfil his electoral promises of waiver of loans of farmers, DWCRA women and other schemes.

He had a dig at sitting YSRC MLA of Jammalamadugu, C. Adinarayana Reddy, and his brother C. Narayana Reddy, an MLC, and urged the people to elect former Minister and TDP candidate P. Ramasubba Reddy, who is soft-hearted and Kadapa Parliamentary constituency candidate R. Srinivasulu Reddy.

People cheered him during his 20 minute-long address.

The party’s Rajya Sabha member C.M. Ramesh Naidu, district TDP president M. Linga Reddy, former MLA G. Veerasiva Reddy, former MLA and candidate for Kamalapuram Assembly constituency Putha Narasiumha Reddy and other leaders participated.

He later proceeded by helicopter to Tirupati for the public meeting to be addressed by BJP leader Narendra Modi.