Jagan's Family has Criminal History, Retorts Minister

Umamaheswara Rao said 23 cases were booked against only the TDP leaders at Gottimukkala village with the support of Congress.

Published: 14th August 2014 06:00 AM  |   Last Updated: 14th August 2014 12:26 PM   |  A+A-

VIJAYAWADA: Irrigation minister Devineni Umamaheswara Rao lashed out at YSRC president YS Jaganmohan Reddy for blaming chief minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu and the TDP government for the murder of a YSRC leader at Gottumukkala village in Krishna district.

Reacting to Jagan’s comments, the  minister, speaking to newsmen here Wednesday, made a scathing attack on Jagan and his family members.

Devineni-Umamaheswara-Rao.jpgHe alleged Jagan’s grandfather Raja Reddy, his father Rajasekhar Reddy and other family members had a history of murdering people. Terming the Gottimukkula incident an unfortunate one, the minister alleged that Jagan was the prime accused in TDP leader Paritala Ravi’s murder case and also responsible for murder of several other TDP leaders in the state.  He also said that the TDP government would not encourage faction politics and added that stringent action would be taken against those who indulge in murders politics.

Umamaheswara Rao also said that in the past three years, 23 cases were booked against only the TDP leaders at Gottimukkala village with the support of Congress. He also alleged that sand mafia was encouraged in Nandigama during the Congress regime.


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