Chief of the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) became stabbed to lose life out of doors at his residence in Mangalagiri metropolis on Tuesday.
Three unidentified persons attacked TDP leader Uma Yadav with sharp objects when he left his residence around 7.30 on Tuesday evening, police stated. The TDP leader died immediately.
A case has been registered, and police are scrutinizing the CCTV photos for clues.
TDP has claimed that assaults on its leaders and supporters have seen a boom following the victory of YSR Congress inside the assembly elections.
TDP Chief Chandrababu Naidu’s son Nara Lokesh had contested from Mangalagiri constituency. Still, he lost to YSRCP’s A Ramkrishan Reddy, appointed as chairman of the Andhra Pradesh Capital Region Development Authority (APCRDA) with the aid of chief minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy.
In view of the developing attacks on TDP employees, Telugu Desam president N Chandrababu Naidu had earlier stated his birthday party might no longer adopt a ‘wait and watch’ policy in the direction of YSR Congress authorities in Andhra Pradesh.
“We, first of all, desired to provide the brand new government of YS Jaganmohan Reddy six months. But we cannot stay silent now while our birthday celebration employees are being threatened and attacked ever for the reason that election outcome,” Naidu stated.
Naidu had alleged that the YSRC became performing with the goal of (physically) attacking TDP people on the one hand and indulging in mudslinging at the leaders on the alternative.
He mentioned the alleged assaults on TDP employees in Anantapuramu, Prakasam, Guntur, and East Godavari districts. “We have to hit return at them if they’re indulging in mudslinging in the call of corruption towards our leaders. At the same time, we ought to thwart their attacks on our employees,” the TDP chief had stated.
A 28-year-old woman, who changed into reportedly an employee of TDP, killed herself after an alleged assault by a set belonging to the ruling YSRCP, The News Minute mentioned. The incident befell in Rudramambapuram village in Chinnaganjam Mandal of Prakasam district.