Anantapur: YSR Congress Party president YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Wednesday launched his Bharosa Yatra (tour of assurance) from Dharmavaram in Anantapur district. He visited the family of weaver Ramesh who committed suicide after over-burdened by debts recently. His wife Ramadevi also committed suicide within 10 days after husband's death. The couple is survived by two small children.
Mr. Reddy had undertaken this Yatra to console the families of farmers and handloom weavers who lost their lives by the burden of crop loans. A total of 141 farmers, sharecroppers, agricultural labourers and handloom weavers had committed suicides in the state last year. YSRCP chief has started the fourth phase of ‘Ryhtu Bharosa Yatra’ to instil confidence in farmers and their families.
YS Jagan, after reaching to Dharmavaram town from Chennai via air way from Bengaluru where he was welcomed by the party’s local leaders, had launched the Yatra from Dharmavaram constituency.
In this fourth phase, YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, who earlier had visited 42 families in Ananthapur district in three phases, to continue the Yatra for one week in Dharmavaram and Rapthadu constituencies.