YSR Congress Party President YS Jagan Mohan Reddy fired a salvo at AP Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu for encouraging defections in the opposition parties and luring of the voters with money in the by- election bound Nandyal Assembly constituency.
Participating in poll campaign in Gospadu village, YS Jagan said Naidu and his cabinet colleagues forgot Nandyal after coming to power. When the by-elections are imminent, Naidu was running pillar to post in the constituency and offering huge sums of money to the opposition leaders to quit their parties.
To appease the voters, Naidu issued thousands of government orders releasing funds for development programmes, he said the affection showed by the CM towards Nandyal people will last till the end of the by-elections only. Naidu was also threatening the opposition leaders by conducting police raids on their residences .
The farming community bore the brunt of the Naidu's government's failure in the implementation of farmers loan waiver scheme. The CM promised the waiver of all loans taken by the farming community. Practically, most of them still facing hardships due to debt burden. Creation of stabilization fund with Rs 5,000 crore was also not fulfilled . As a results Cotton, Chilli and Pulses growing farmers did not get remunerative price. Naidu's promise to the construction of Gundrevula project has also been pending, he added.