Secular Congress scripts Catholic artifice to attach Jagan
Caste and adoration accept become the flavour of the division for the 'secular' Congress afterwards self-proclaimed Brahmin, Rahul Gandhi, pulled the bogie out of the bottle.
Regardless of the altercation that the Congress accepted secretary's 'caste credential' generated, affair leaders in Andhra Pradesh accept proposed to rake up apostate Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy's Roman Catholic accomplishments to woo aback the Reddy association into its fold.
The Reddys accept been the courage of the Congress in the state, decidedly in the community's bastion of Rayalaseema. However, the association confused its adherence to Jaganmohan, who bankrupt ranks with the Congress and floated a fresh affair afterwards the afterlife of his ancestor and above arch abbot Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy.
'The arresting Reddys, who were with the Congress during YSR's rule, accept placed their adherence in Jaganmohan's camp. We accept to win them aback for the Congress to absorb ability in the abutting elections,' G. Veera Siva Reddy, Congress MLA for Kamalapuram in Kadapa district, said.
To accomplish things assignment to this effect, the arch Congress leaders from the Rayalaseema arena accept advised to sow seeds of common disbelief amid the adamantly adherent Hindu Reddy association and a Catholic Jaganmohan.
Above abbot and Anantapur absolutist J.C. Diwakar Reddy said Jaganmohan couldn't accord to the Reddy association because 'he is a adherent Christian'. 'He cannot alarm himself a Reddy because his ancestors carefully follows Catholic traditions, not Hindu customs,' he said.
Jaganmohan's ancestors was baptised bristles decades ago during the time of his grandfathering Y.S. Raja Reddy. 'Since then, the ancestors has accustomed up Hindu traditions.
They bless Christian, not Hindu, festivals,' Diwakar Reddy said. Jaganmohan's brother-in-law Anil Kumar, too, accepted Christianity afterwards marrying YSR's babe Sharmila. He has now become a fulltime Evangelist, basic his own evangelical mission to advance Christianity beyond the country, the Congress leaders said.
'With this ancestors background, how can Jaganmohan affirmation that he is a Reddy?' Diwakar Reddy asked.
'The religious muck-slanging, the Congress hoped, could win aback the conflicting Reddys' favour during the accessible bypolls to 18 accumulation seats and the Nellore aldermanic seat. Jaganmohan's YSR Congress affair said it would accord a applicable acknowledgment at an adapted time