Gurazala MLA Kasu Mahesh Reddy (left) in GGH on Sunday
GUNTUR: Expressing shock over the clashes between the party workers in the Gurazala constituency, local legislator Kasu Mahesh Reddy has said that the accused were arrested within 24 hours. He said that there is no place for violence in his constituency and no one would be spared who tried to create trouble.
A youth activist of YSRC, Neelakantha Babu (20) who was seriously injured in the clash between two groups of YSRC two days ago, died in Government General Hospital (GGH), Guntur in the late hours of Saturday while undergoing treatment. MLA Mahesh Reddy visited GGH on Sunday and consoled the family members. He handed over Rs.2.5 lakh exgratia to the kin of the victim.
Speaking to the media, Mahesh Reddy said that it was unfortunate that two groups had resorted to the clashes while negotiating to resolve a small dispute among them. He said that it was sad that both the groups were belongs to the weaker section vaddera community. He said that they gave full details to the police and requested them to take stringent action against all those involved in the violence. He said that police have also acted prompt and arrested all the prime accused within 24 hours.
Mahesh said that the chief minister YS Jagan is planning to handover the stone crusher mining to the vaddera community society as they involved in the stone crushing activity for decades as part of their welfare. “We are trying to make the vadderas owners of the quarries instead of keeping them as workers. TDP which looted their monies through illegal mining activity is shedding crocodile tears,” Mahesh alleged.
Guntur agriculture market yard chairman, Chandragiri Yesurathnam said that the government is fully committed to the welfare of the vadderas across the state. He said that the government would do justice to the victims in the incident without any delay.