On the eve of this Rythu Deeksha in Telangana, YS Jagan Mohan Reddy had released a long letter appealing Telangana activists not to obstruct his Deeksha as he is not “against Telangana”.
This has become a very big farse now. Leader after leader from Seemandhra keep issuing these statements that they are not “against Telangana”
What Telangana wants is a clear statement saying “We Support Telangana statehood” and not an ambiguous “we are not against Telangana”.
YS Jagan has no right to tour Telangana until he makes his stand clear on the statehood issue. Telangana people still consider YS Jagan as a hard-core Samaikyandhra (United AP) leader because of his past behavior. He is no different from his father when it comes to Telangana.
On 15th December 2009, YS Jagan stood up in Lok Sabha holding a placard supporting United AP. Here is a video of the same: