Jayaprakash Narayanana the lone fighter for justice in Andhra Pradesh Politics attacked by Telangana party leaders including TRS and TDP in state assembly itself. Lok Satta party president Dr Jayaprakash Narayan appealed himself to be a champion of democracy always not only once. JP said the attack on him by the Telangana Rashtra Samithi leaders was not an attack on him personally, but an attack on democracy itself.
Almost all political leaders were kept silent on the incident happened in morning hours of Thursday 17th feb. Pointing out that a number of people were boiling with anger while some others were sad over the incidents, he appealed to people not to react violently either in word or action. He recalled Mahatma Gandhi’s saying that “an eye for an eye will leave the entire world blind.” He clarified that he did not lodge a complaint against anybody for the attack. He believed that the Chair is capable enough to take all steps to sphere democracy and ensure smooth conduct of the House.
“I always maintain that the party is more important than an individual, and the country is more important than a party. Some people seem to be wishing to silence the voice of those who enjoy credibility because they always speak facts. Facts do not go away whether there is JP or no JP. Dharma and justice will always triumph,” Jayaprakash narayan said.
JP tried to impress upon the people that he was not against Telangana. He said he was fully committed to protecting the rights of Telangana people. It was the Lok Satta which spearheaded the move for the deletion of Section 14 from the Presidential Order on recruitment of police personnel in Hyderabad. It was the Lok Satta which opposed the diversion of the Godavari water for meeting the drinking water needs of Hyderabad as it would harm the interests of people in Telangana. It was again the Lok Satta which strongly aruged for utilization of the Nagarjunasagar waters for the benefit of Telangana and Rayalaseema.
He also said we are the only party who work for public and a better society. We are not commenting on any party or individuals. We want everyone to strive hard for this society and make it a beautiful place to live.