In a dramatic flip of occasions on the primary day of a mega assembly of Andhra Pradesh’s ruling YSR Congress Occasion, its honorary president YS Vijayalakshmi, popularly known as Vijayamma, introduced that she was quitting her publish.
She stated she was going to “stand with” the political marketing campaign led by her daughter YS Sharmila in neighboring Telangana, whose get together shares frosty ties together with her brother’s outfit.
The announcement got here on the finish of her speech on Thursday on the YSRCP plenary being held after 5 years at Guntur within the presence of her son, get together president and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister, YS Jagan Mohan Reddy.
“There was a lot hypothesis, rumor-mongering and pointless controversy about me standing with my daughter YS Sharmila who’s preventing a solitary battle in Telangana to do her bit to grasp YS Rajasekhar Reddy’s goals for the individuals of Telangana. So, I’ve determined to stop the YSRCP to place an finish to the pointless controversy about variations inside the household or discuss battle of curiosity,” she stated.
“I’m assured YS Jagan can be re-elected as Chief Minister right here once more. I used to be with my son throughout his troublesome occasions. Now they’re good occasions. I really feel responsible if I do not stand with my daughter. So, listening to the voice of my conscience, I’m quitting my honorary president publish. I’ll proceed to be with my son as his mom and with the individuals of Andhra Pradesh,” Vijayamma stated.
She stated that she understood that in issues of bifurcation, together with water-sharing disputes, the 2 events would have completely different stands with the welfare of individuals within the respective states in thoughts. So, it might not be appropriate for her to proceed with each events.
The 2 events have maintained their distance from the beginning. Even earlier than YS Sharmila launched her YSR Telangana get together, after asserting her intent to begin a political get together in Telangana, the YSRCP had issued a press release clarifying that the get together or YS Jagan Reddy had nothing to do with it.
Telangana was carved out of Andhra Pradesh in 2014 after a years-long marketing campaign by the individuals of the area, and issues between the 2 states have all the time been easy.