Top workers of the ruling YSR Congress (YSRCP), the opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and the CPI are engaged in a war of words over their claims of development in the state.
TDP general secretary Nara Lokesh criticized the state government for the lack of development during the Yuva Galam walkathon, MP (Rajampeta) PV Madhavan Reddy called him undivided during the TDP and YSRCP rule. Challenged open discussion on the development of Chittoor district. .
Speaking to reporters along with Deputy Chief Minister K Narayanaswamy and MLAC Ramachandra Reddy of Pilar, Mr. Madhavan Reddy termed the Yuva Galam as a ‘platform for making baseless allegations without any constructive suggestions to the state government’. .
“Mr. Lokesh left no opportunity to malign the government instead of telling the public what he intends to do when he comes to power,” he said. highlighted and advised Mr. Lokesh to take a selfie in front of various new facilities constructed by the YSRCP government.
Similarly, Telugu Desam Party state president K Atchanaidu accused the ruling party of registering 15,000 bogus voters through fake degree certificates in Tirupati Lok Sabha constituency alone. He accused government staff of complicity in the whole process and warned them of legal action.
Communist Party of India (CPI) secretary K Narayana made similar allegations during his tour of several wards in the city, calling it a ‘murder of democracy’.