Against the backdrop of media reports that YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has been appointed as the permanent president of the YSRCP, the Election Commission on Wednesday directed the party to make a “clear and clear public announcement” contrary to reports as the matter “is likely to be made”. There is potential for “delusion” in other political organizations.
The EC’s order came after the Yuvajana Shramik Rythu Congress Party (YSRCP) initially informed the poll panel about Jagan Mohan Reddy’s “unanimous” election as the party’s president on July 8 and 9 this year. , but not explicitly accepted or denied. Specific allegations were made by the Election Commission regarding making him a permanent President for life.
Following media reports, the Election Commission had sought Parry’s reply.
The YSRCP later confirmed to the Election Commission that the issue had been reported in the media and the party had launched an internal inquiry in this regard. It had also told the Election Commission that “necessary action” would be taken by the party on it once the facts are known.
“The Commission categorically rejects any attempt to be anti-democratic or suggest any organizational post to be of a permanent nature. Any action which denies the periodicity of elections is in complete violation of the extant directions of the Commission,” the order said.
The Election Commission said that if not explicitly disproved, “there is a potential for such a move by the Election Commission of India to create confusion in other political structures and in turn may assume contagion proportions”. “