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BJP seeks probe into attack on YS Jagan Mohan Reddy; blames Andhra government

BJP State president Kanna Lakshminarayana said the TDP government should take responsibility for the attack.

Published: 26th October 2018 08:43 AM  |   Last Updated: 26th October 2018 08:43 AM   |  A+A-

YSRC chief YS Jagan Mohan Reddy was injured on his left arm (Photo | EPS)

By Express News Service

VIJAYAWADA: Condemning the attack on YSRC chief YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, the BJP demanded that the State government order a judicial investigation into the issue. BJP leaders took to Twitter to criticise the TDP government for failing to provide security to the Opposition Leader and termed the attack a failure of law and order situation in the State.

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“The attack on Jagan Mohan Reddy is an inhuman act. We condemn it and every political party should do so in unison. Since it occurred at the high-security Vizag airport, it is suspicious. The State government should immediately order a judicial inquiry and punish the culprits,” BJP MP GVL Narasimha Rao tweeted. 

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BJP State president Kanna Lakshminarayana said the TDP government should take responsibility for the attack. “Jagan is attacked in Visakhapatnam. Our national president was attacked in Tirupati. I was attacked [in Kavali]. There was an attempt to attack Jana Sena chief Pawan Kalyan. This shows that a dangerous situation to eliminate the Opposition leaders is prevailing in Andhra Pradesh.” 



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