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Nandyal: Roja Becomes Scapegoat!

With YSR Congress party losing the much-hyped by-elections in Nandyal assembly constituency to the Telugu Desam Party with a huge margin of nearly 27,500 votes, political analysts have started searching for scapegoats for the loss of YSRC candidate.

While a section of analysts have found fault with the intemperate behavior and aggressive comments by YSR Congress party president towards Telugu Desam Party and its president N Chandrababu Naidu, the easiest scapegoat for most others is firebrand MLA from Nagari and YSRC star campaigner R K Roja.

Apart from Jagan, it was Roja who had hogged the limelight in the media with her pungent statements and abusive comments against the TDP leaders, including Naidu and Bhuma Akhila Priya.

Especially, Roja’s comments against Akhila Priya about her dress did not go down well with the women voters, who voted against the YSRC candidate, say these analysts.

It is learnt even some YSRC leaders, who are not able to digest the importance being given to Roja by Jagan, have also started criticizing her for her loose tongue.

“She has once again proved that she is an iron leg. At least now, Jagan should keep her at a distance,” a YSRC leader observed.

TDP MLC and minister Somireddy Chandramohan Reddy also added fuel to the fire.

“We request Jagan to designate Roja as the star campaigner of his party for 2019 elections, too. Her presence will only benefit the TDP,” he said.

In any case, it is pretty evident that there is an attempt to make Roja as the scapegoat. There is no surprise if Jagan, too, succumbs to this pressure and keeps Roja away from

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