All is not over: YSRCP

December 8, 2013 Allaying the fears of a separate statehood, YSR Congress has said
that all is not over with the cabinet giving its nod to the draft Bill but
there is enough time to fight back to keep the state united.

giving the nod for a separate State has increased our responsibility to put up
a stern fight against the division and strengthen our resolve to fight for
Samaikyandhra,” party spokesperson Vasireddy Padma told reporters here on

is the time to be united and show our strength to
as the Congress and TDP have miserably
failed in keeping the State united. YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has been moving from
pillar to post to seek support from national and regional party leaders to
stall the division process and mobilizing opinion for amending article 3 so
that it cannot be misused by the Party in power at the Centre.

bandh call given by YSR Congress has evoked very good response on the second
day as well, she said.

the State and Union Ministers and Congress leaders have given up, the battle is
far from over, rather it has just begun, she said. “Being integrationists, our
responsibility has increased and YSR Congress will take the fight in to the opponents’
camp,” she said.

is no consensus among the political parties and the consent of the assembly is
not taken which is why there is every possibility that the division process
will stop, she said.

are many phases after the nod given by the cabinet. It has to reach the
President and he has to send it to the Assembly which has to discuss and send
it to Parliament where there would also be a debate and should go for
President’s assent. The possibility of Court intervention is also not ruled

firmly believe that the Bill will be stopped at some stage or the other and the
decision on division has to stall. YS Jagan Mohan Reddy is working hard to keep
the State united,” she said.  

leader YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has been demanding the Centre to hold elections as
a referendum to the division issue. He said that YSR Congress will stand for a
united state and fight the election on that plank and people’s mandate will

is need to hold 2014 elections as a referendum as the assembly consent was not
taken before taking the decision on division. Our leader has challenged that we
will win more than 30 seats and prove to the nation that majority of the people
wanted the State to be united,” she said.

the time for all integrationists to brave the storm and fight it out as it is
not the end of the tunnel and there is light beyond it. YS Jagan Mohan Reddy is
leading the movement for a united State and he is getting all round support,”
she said.

leaders of Seemandhra are speaking as if they are not party to the division and
they belong to a different group. If they are not in agreement with the CWC
decision, they should have quit the Party and expressed their protest.

the cabinet nod, expressing their anguish is nothing short of theatrics and all
is happening with the full knowledge of the high command and the disappointment
and pathos that is being exhibited is only for public consumption.

Congress leaders of the State are party to every decision the high command has
taken and this was told by Digvijay Singh himself, she said.

double standards of TDP leader N Chandrababu Naidu have been thoroughly exposed
with second rung leaders of both regions speaking on regional lines while the
Party President is maintaining stoic silence.

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