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 submit.
She mentioned she was going to “stand with” the political marketing campaign led by her daughter YS Sharmila in neighbouring Telangana, whose celebration shares frosty ties along 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, celebration president and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister, YS Jagan Mohan Reddy.
“There was a lot hypothesis, rumour-mongering and pointless controversy about me standing with my daughter YS Sharmila who’s combating a solitary battle in Telangana to do her bit to grasp YS Rajasekhar Reddy’s desires for the individuals of Telangana. So, I’ve determined to give up the YSRCP to place an finish to the pointless controversy about variations throughout the household or speak about battle of curiosity,” she mentioned.
“I’m assured YS Jagan shall 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 submit. I’ll proceed to be with my son as his mom and with the individuals of Andhra Pradesh,” Vijayamma mentioned.
She mentioned 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 will 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 celebration, after asserting her intent to start out a political celebration in Telangana, the YSRCP had issued an announcement clarifying that the celebration 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 at all times been easy.
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