YS Sharmila Reddy Detained During Protest Against Unemployment In Telangana

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YS Sharmila Reddy, the chief of YSR Telangana Party ( YSRTP) was detained by the police in Hyderabad on September 21. She had allegedly defied the police orders by taking part in protests against unemployment in Telangana, as per reports.

As per reports, Reddy’s party had allegedly taken verbal permission from Medipally police to participate in Nirudyoga Deeksha ( Unemployment Protest) in Boduppal area. She had also visited the family of Ravinder Nayak who had died by suicide due to unemployment.

On reaching the protest site, Reddy was reportedly informed that the police has denied her permission. Nevertheless, she sat down and addressed the issue at hand with party members and media persons. According to media reports, she raised slogans asking people to follow her to the police station. ” If the police are denying us permission to protest, let’s go to the police station. Chalo Medipally police station,” she said.

On her way to the police station, she was detained by the police. The youth participating in the protest and her party members confronted the police for taking Reddy into custody. As per reports, women police personnel forcibly lifted Reddy and took her to inside the police vehicle.

YS Sharmila Reddy called out the police action and asked why she was arrested even though the protest was peaceful, The members of her party, YSRTP, reached the police station and sat on the road demanding her release. The police reportedly shifted her to another police station.

The politician said that her party has been staging protests every Tuesday for the past 12 weeks demanding jobs for the people of Telangana. She condemned the police for allegedly backing out the verbal permission and called them “stooges” of state Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao.

On the other hand, some women labourers at Peerzadiguda protest reportedly alleged that the YSRTP workers lured them to the protests by promising a payment of Rs 400 only and never delivered.