MP Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy on Sunday hit out at the Central Bureau of Investigation daring it to inquire into alleged irregularities in land allotments during the regimes of the Telugu Desam Party and the present Congress government headed by N. Kiran Kumar Reddy.
CBI filed a charge-sheet in the court in the illegal assets case, Mr. Jaganmohan Reddy, who is in Guntur as part of his ‘Odarpu yatra,' defended the land allotments during the rule of his father, the former Chief Minister, Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy.
Aurobindo and Hetero Pharmaceutical companies at Jadcherla in Mahabubnagar district with a view to generating employment in the backward districts.
Tamil Nadu, Gujarat give land to industries as part of industrial development free of cost, no one questions the integrity of the Chief Ministers there. When my father allotted land to two pharmaceutical companies at Rs. 7 lakh per acre, it is being considered as a crime,” he said.
Referring to the TDP rule, Mr. Jaganmohan Reddy said, “Mr. Chandrababu Naidu gave away prime land to IMG, Emaar in Hyderabad for peanuts. Why hasn't the CBI probed
Mr. Jaganmohan Reddy is all set to launch poll campaign in Narsapur and Polavaram constituencies in West Godavari and Ramchandrapuram in East Godavari districts from Monday.
YSR Congress leaders now plan to focus on the contents of the charge-sheet and take their fight to the courts.
Party leaders said Y.S. Vijayamma would take over the mass contact programme if Mr. Jaganmohan Reddy was arrested.
“The party leadership is prepared for a long haul as the CBI had hinted that it will file additional charge-sheets from time to time. This clearly indicates that they plan to continue to push our leader to a corner,” a senior YSR Congress Party leader said.