Cannot divide Telugu people: Jagan
Drawing a contrast between divisive and developmental politics, YSRCP president Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy today said the state could be divided geographically for the sake of votes and seats, but not the Telugu people.
He appealed to the people to vote for YSRCP fan symbol to usher in a YSR welfare state,addressing a road show at Kodada in Nalgonda district as part of election campaign.
Mr Jagan appealed to the people to vote for YSRCP fan symbol to usher in YSR welfare state.
Mr Jagan said "the same manifesto of welfare schemes would be implemented in this region also and Telugu people will cooperate. 'Boundaries could be drawn on the land, but there would be no dividing line for the Telugu people".
YSR looked beyond political, regional and party affiliations, and extended welfare schemes to all sections of people. The ambitious SLBC project is the vision of YSR and the works did not move an inch after his death.
YSR is still remembered five years after his death as his welfare measures have touched people. 'I met an old lady on the way who said she had undergone heart operation under Aarogyasri which gave her a new lease of life,' he pointed out.
Jagan said the Congress, instead of seeking votes in the name of development is coming to the people in the name of division.
'I appeal you to use your discretion in electing the leaders as the choice is between divisive and opportunist politics versus politics of credibility and honesty and vote for YSRCP fan symbol. All the welfare programmes I have promised are in the manifesto will be implemented by our Party immediately after assuming power'.
Amma Vodi scheme will check child labour as every mother will get Rs 1,000 directly into her bank account monthly for educating her two children, pensions would be increased from Rs 200 to Rs 700, a Rs 3,000 crore Market Stabilisation Fund and Rs 2,000 crore Calamity Fund would be set up for farmers to fight floods, drought and market fluctuations. Though about 880 mandals have been declared as drought-prone, not a single rupee was given so far and such indifference would be scrapped in the responsive and responsible YSRCP government, he said.
DWACRA group loans would be waived and administration would be brought to the doorsteps of the villages. In five years time, 50 lakh houses would be built and we will ensure that there will be no one without a house by 2019, Mr Jagan added.
(Posted on 27-04-2014)