Senior Congress leaders have condemned the threats and trolls in opposition to the Andhra Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) president Y.S. Sharmila and late Congress chief Vivekananda Reddy’s daughter Suneetha Narreddy.
Taking to ‘X’ on Saturday, occasion chief Rahul Gandhi condemned the threats and termed it a disgraceful act.
“Insulting and threatening women, a vile and cowardly act, is unfortunately the most common weapon of the weak,” Mr. Gandhi mentioned in a publish on X. “Congress party and I stand firmly beside Y S Sharmila ji and Suneetha ji and strongly condemn this disgraceful attack,” he added.
All-India Congress Committee common secretary Okay.C. Venugopal mentioned sure components in Andhra Pradesh are clearly rattled by the massive assist Ms. Sharmila and the Congress are getting with each passing day. “The death threats and trolling against Sharmila ji and Suneetha ji are highly deplorable and the entire party stands firmly with them against these pathetic attempts to tarnish their reputation and the great legacy of YS Rajashekhar Reddy garu,” he posted on X.
Former Union Minister and senior Congress chief from AP Pallam Raju mentioned it’s unhappy to see the ugly on-line trolling of Ms. Sharmila, who had embraced the ideology of her late father Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy, the favored Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh and Y.S. Vivekananda Reddy’s daughter Suneetha who’re being subjected to abuse.
Ms. Sharmila herself has hit out at her on-line detractors saying solely cowards resort to cruelty when confronted with impending defeat. “Their actions may be vicious, but we derive strength from the support and affection shown by the people of Andhra Pradesh,” she mentioned on ‘X’ and thanked senior occasion leaders like Pallam Raju, Shashi Tharoor, Okay.C. Venugopal and Jairam Ramesh for being together with her in her struggle in opposition to “paid trolls”.