On October 25, Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy was returning to Hyderabad to attend a court hearing when he was attacked. Jagan, who was injured in the left arm, had received a few stitches and was advised rest by doctors for at least 10 days.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu said on Thursday that the state government is not responsible for security arrangements at airports and raised doubts over the political affiliation of the attacker.
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Following the TDP's decision to move its own no-confidence motion against the BJP-led government in Lok Sabha, YSR Congress president Jagan Mohan Reddy said the interest of Andhra Pradesh and its people is paramount and above "any political upmanship".
The role of election strategist Prashant Kishor, who was hired by Reddy in July, has also come under scrutiny, though he is expected to stay till 2019. While YSRCP won 67 seats in the 2014 Assembly elections, its tally is now down to 47 — 20 MLAs defected to the ruling TDP.
"The future is ours. Once I become Chief Minister, I will bring back the golden rule of our late leader Y S Rajasekhara Reddy. I want to rule for 30 years in a manner that will make every household keep my picture, along with that of my late father, after my demise," Jagan Mohan Reddy said.