TDP Activists Stage Mass Relay Fasts in Protest of Naidu’s Detention:
Activists from the Telugu Desam Party (TD) party conducted extensive relay fasts in their respective assembly constituencies in the former East and West Godavari districts on Sunday. Their protest was in response to the arrest of former Chief Minister and TDP Telugu Desam Party national president N. Chandrababu Naidu.
Former MLA Vanamadi Venkateswara Rao, known as Kondababu, led the fast at the Telugu Desam office in Kakinada. Women party members also actively participated in the fast. Kondababu, dressed in black attire, asserted that Chandrababu Naidu’s arrest marks the beginning of the downfall of the ruling YSRC party and Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy. He reiterated his belief that Jagan behaves like a dictator, comparing him to the North Korean leader.
Former minister Chikkala Ramachandra Rao accused Jagan Mohan Reddy of neglecting the state’s development and suppressing opposition parties that raise questions. TD City President Mallipudi Veeru, Alongside Grandhi Babji, Tummala Ramesh, and N. Viswanadham, Joins Relay Fast.
In Eluru, TD constituency in-charge Bade Chanti conducted a hunger strike along with TD members.
In Nidadavolu, senior Telugu Desam leader Kundula Satyanarayana led the extensive relay fast, with participants chanting slogans against Jagan. Despite being placed under house arrest in Tanuku, police took Satyanarayana into custody for participating in the fast.
Nidadavolu constituency TD in-charge B. Sesha Rao staged a protest along with TD members at his residence in Velivennu village.