BJP MP GVL Narasimha Rao and party AP President Kanna Laxminarayana met Chief Electoral Officer Gopala Krishna Dwivedi at AP Secretariat. This was in response to CM Chandrababu Naidu’s protest earlier. The BJP leaders obviously filled the gap that was caused because of the relatively weakened campaign of the YCP. The TDP was on an offensive from the beginning and also on the no-campaign day today.
GVL and Kanna complained to CEO that it was the TDP which was blackmailing all the national institutions not to take against their erring candidates. The BJP has always played its role of ‘A team’ to protect its supporting ‘B team’ which is the YCP. There’s no longer any secrecy of their deal. In his protest, Chandrababu deliberately criticised Modi for all the troubles of AP. But his main target was the YCP and he indeed made a scathing attack on Jaganmohan Reddy. GVL has failed to provide convincing replies on the officials’ transfers. The BJP leaders are trying to do some last minute cover up apparently. Analysts say that there’s considerable gap as the YCP top leaders are not personally present in Amaravati to counter TDP expected offensive.