Naidu condemns TDP leader’s murder in Gurazala


Killers brutally slit throat of Ex Sarpanch Unculu
16 TDP leaders murdered in 19 months of YCP rule

AMARAVATI: TDP National President and former Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Monday decried the ghastly murder of TDP leader and ex sarpanch Puramsetti Unculu in Gurazala assembly constituency in Palnadu.

Mr. Naidu condemned the ‘murder politics’ being perpetrated by the ruling YCP in order to eliminate the Opposition. The killers brutally slit open the throat of Puramsetti Unculu who served as ex sarpanch of Pedagarlapadu villge in Dachepalli mandal. In the last 19 months of the Jagan Reddy regime, over 16 TDP leaders were murdered all over the State.

In a statement here, the TDP chief said that Unculu was also targetted despite the fact that he had rendered lot of service to the people by working as a sarpanch for over 20 years. After the YCP came to power, the whole state was witnessing killings, murders and mayhem in an uncontrolled manner. The criminals and gangsters were rearing their ugly heads only with the support coming from the Chief Minister.

Mr. Naidu said that the murder of Nandam Subbaiah in Proddatur and the killing of Unculu in Dachepalli held mirror to the criminal intolerance of the YCP leaders. The ruling party was not able to digest the reality when the Opposition leaders were questioning the Government’s failures, corruption and negligence. The Chief Minister was enjoying ‘diabolical pleasure’ when the Opposition leaders were being murdered in broad day light.

The TDP chief demanded a thorough probe into Unculu’s murder to nab the accused persons as early as possible. Stringent punishment should be given to the culprits. All the democratic sections and peace-loving persons in society should strongly condemn the oppressive elimination politics of Mr. Jaganmohan Reddy. The ruling party leaders were afraid and scared that their misdeeds were getting exposed in public.

TDP National General Secretary and former Minister Nara Lokesh accused the Chief Minister of deriving sadistic pleasure by getting the TDP leaders murdered one by one. It looked like there was no police system to protect the lives of the people in Andhra Pradesh. Opposition leaders were under constant threat to their lives under this faction-driven, heartless Raja Reddy Constitution currently being implemented in the State.