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.
He is set to meet TRS activists from Gajwel constituency on Sunday and chalk out his campaign programme there. Nearly 15,000 activists are likely to attend the meeting, which will be held at KCR’s farmhouse at Erravelli.
BLF comprises Dalit organisations like Mahajana Socialist Party, Bahujan Rajyam Party and Dalit Praja Front. BSP and BLF are hoping to attract not only the SC vote, which accounts for 18 per cent of the state's population, but are also targeting the 10 per cent ST vote.
According to sources, Kodandaram’s resolve to play a pivotal role in the alliance stems from his belief that Telangana’s first elected government has failed to address even the basic aspirations of its people.
In 2014, the TDP had won 15 of these 24 seats, though 10 MLAs had crossed over to the TRS subsequently. Hyderabad, Secunderabad and Malkajgiri were clinched by the AIMIM, BJP and TDP, respectively, in that year.
On Monday, officials from Shah Inayat Gunj Police Station in Hyderabad seized Rs 1.20 crore from two youths on a two-wheeler. The youths said a real estate dealer at Begum Bazar gave them the cash to deliver it to an unknown person in Secunderabad.
Chandrababu Naidu said the Central government is harassing state leaders by conducting Income Tax (I-T) raids. He alleged that the Centre is doing this to suppress the demands regarding the promises made by the Centre when the state was bifurcated.