I will not be cowed down by such incidents

Parvathipuram, Vizianagaram: In a hard hitting speech giving a blow by blow account of how Chandrababu Naidu was the force behind the October 25 attack at Vizag airport on him, Leader of Opposition YS Jagan Mohan Reddy said that he will not be cowed down by such incidents but the resolve to fight injustice will be strengthened further paving way for value-based governance with accountability balancing welfare and development.
In his first public meeting after he resumed the Praja Sankalpa Yatra here on Saturday, YS Jagan Mohan Reddy said, ‘the conspiracy angle involving the Chandrababu Naidu is written all over the sequence of events right from the non-functioning CC Cameras at Vizag airport from the day his Paada Yatra entered Visakhapatnam district till the withdrawal of consent to CBI from operating in Andhra Pradesh.
The vindictive politics of Chandrababu Naidu has been visible with clarity and categorical as the sequence runs into a pattern which clearly shows that there has been a conspiracy and the all players were playing their part.
Within less than an hour of the attack, the DGP, State Ministers and Chief Minister read out their respective lines to dilute the issue and the DGP even told that a letter was found in the pocket of the attacker and it comes out not immediately but after ten long hours and to the surprise of every one, all sheets are unfolded and the contents carry different handwriting.
How the knives have come into the VIP lounge and why was the Airport Restaurant owner Harshavardhan Choudhary, a TDP leader, was not questioned is not told. There were about 30 persons in the airport longue when the attack was carried out and they searched the assailant thoroughly but could find nothing on his person.
Chandrababu Naidu and his henchmen became the perpetrators of the conspiracy and they want to sit on judgement in the case by ordering a SIT inquiry. When we opposed and moved other avenues seeking independent inquiry the arrogance has come to the fore by withdrawing the consent for CBI to function independently in the state.
Much before the incident when my Padayatra was at its peak in March 2018, a film star reads out his tutored lines in the name of Operation of Garuda according to which there will be an attempt on the life of the Leader of Opposition following which there will be widespread disturbances and the Centre would destabilise the state government, he said.
The place and timing was chosen very carefully as the airport comes under the security cover of the Centre and Chandrababu Naidu has told the press after the attack that Jagan has gone to his house and joined the hospital after a phone call from Delhi, which is a blatant lie.
‘I left for Hyderabad after first aid at Vizag airport and went straight to the hospital. The security provided to me is from the state police force which will give him by movement details all the time. When things went wrong and he had no convincing answers he resorted to the unprecedented step of withdrawing the consent to allow CBI to function in the state.
All these are pointers to establish that there was a conspiracy and the TDP leadership has hatched it to eliminate the Leader of Opposition, but with people on my side my resolve to fight for their cause has strengthened further,’ he said in an emotional voice.
Chandrababu Naidu has become known for his double standards, doublespeak and split personality as he has praised the very CBI, to which he has withdrawn consent to operate in AP, when false cases were foisted against me and he worked in tandem with Congress.
When he switched roles, CBI has become a different entity. The same has been the case with Congress as he has used very abusive language against the Party and its leaders Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi and now he is all praise for them.
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