Hundreds of women welcomed YSR Congress Party leader Kotamreddy Sridhar Reddy and others, who launched a ‘padayatra' to know the problems of the people and highlight the future plans of YSR Congress Party in Nellore district.

Party district convenor Kakani Goverdhan Reddy flagged off the rally at Buja Buja Nellore village on Monday. Speaking on the occasion, the leaders said the welfare schemes introduced by late Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy for women and the downtrodden and the present status of the schemes would be explained to the people in the 141-day padayatra. Documentaries would be screened on the failures of the Congress party after the demise of Dr. Rajasekhara Reddy in the State, said Mr. Sridhar Reddy.

Villagers were seen welcoming the leaders by offering ‘haratis' and by applying sindoor to the leaders.