Sharmila to resume Padayatra after 3 weeks

Hyderabad, December 17: Sharmila,
who suffered a knee injury, will undergo surgery at the Apollo hospital on

“The surgery for knee ligament tear
will be performed tomorrow morning and doctors advised her three weeks rest,”
Party Deputy floor leader Sobha Nagi Reddy told reporters after visiting
Sharmila at the Hospital here on Monday.

The padayatra will resume after
three weeks from the same spot where it stopped, she said.

Sharmila has injured her knee after
the public meeting at LB Nagar in Ranga Reddy district on December 14 as she
missed some steps and skidded from the bus while getting down.

Braving the ligament tear, she
continued the padayatra for 6 to 7 km and the injury has aggravated.

The doctors after MRI scan diagnosed
it as ACL (Anterior cruciate ligament) injury and said that it needs a
laparoscopic (key hole) surgery.    

Sharmila wanted to meet her brother
YS Jagan Mohan Reddy in the morning before the surgery, she said.  

After deliberations with Party
leaders, and sending messages to YS Jagan Mohan Reddy through a lawyer and to
YS Vijayamma, it was decided to give a break to Maro Praja Prasthanam, she

The padayatra will resume after
three weeks from the same place where it was temporarily stopped, she said.



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