YS Sharmila Reddy, the daughter of former Andhra Pradesh chief minister YS Rajasekhara Reddy, has introduced that she’s going to launch her political social gathering in Telangana on July 8, her father’s start anniversary.
Ms Sharmila’s transfer was endorsed by her mom YS Vijayalakshmi, who stated she was pleased her daughter had chosen to serve the individuals of Telangana. She added that her daughter had the identical guts as her father.
This got here on Friday night at a Sankalpa Sabha, a public assembly in Khammam after an enormous automobile rally from Hyderabad to the border district, the place the YSR Congress – the ruling social gathering of Andhra Pradesh, headed by Ms Sharmila’s brother YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, did properly in elections after Telangana was shaped.
Jagan Mohan Reddy has distanced himself from his youthful sister’s political plans in Telangana, proper after she made a public announcement about changing into politically energetic within the state.
The identify, brand, flag and beliefs of Ms Sharmila’s social gathering can be unveiled on July 8. Meeting elections are due in Telangana in 2023.
“Singham eppudu single gane vasthundi,” she stated, utilizing a preferred Rajinikanth dialogue from the movie Sivaji, likening herself to a lion that strides alone.
She additionally clarified that she had not come on the behest of the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS), BJP or Congress however can be an arrow that might goal all three events on behalf of the individuals.
On April 15, Ms Sharmila will sit on a starvation strike for 3 days on behalf of the unemployed youth demanding that the TRS authorities fill 1.91 lakh job vacancies. This has been a scorching political problem in Telangana.
Attempting to blunt criticism about not belonging to Telangana (YSR was from Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh), Ms Sharmila stated she had grown up, studied, and gave start to her kids within the state. She stated she beloved Telangana and would by no means act in opposition to its curiosity.
“I can’t permit even one drop of water that ought to come to Telangana go to a different state,” she stated.
Water has been a contentious problem between the Telangana and Andhra areas of erstwhile Andhra Pradesh.
There was hypothesis about who Ms Sharmila might assist or harm, politically. It’s attainable that Reddys, who had been politically influential in Telangana through the Congress rule, might rally round her. She can also entice the SC/ST vote, aside from those that admired her father.
The TRS is the dominant political pressure in Telangana. The Congress has weakened, and the BJP is looking for a political foothold in what it sees as a political vacuum within the opposition area.