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YSR Congress chief Jagan Mohan Reddy stabbed by waiter at Vizag airport

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Srishty Choudhury | Updated on: 25 Oct 2018, 07:38:00 PM
YSR Congress chief Jagan Mohan Reddy stabbed by a waiter at Vizag airport (ANI Photo)

New Delhi:

Jagan Mohan Reddy, the YSR Congress Party chief and Andhra Pradesh leader, was stabbed at the Vishakhapatnam airport by an attacker who hasn't been identified on Thursday. The YSR Congress leader was seen with an injury and blood on his left arm after being stabbed with a sharp metal object. 

The attacker claimed he wanted to take a selfie with Jagan Reddy. According to officials, Jagan allowed the youth near him when he requested to take a selfie.

“The youth also asked Jagan if YSRCP will win 160 seats in elections next year. After clicking a selfie he turned around and slashed him on the arm with a blade that is usually used in cockfights. The youth was immediately taken into custody,” an official said.

The initial report said the assailant was employed at the airport canteen, but no official confirmation was immediately available. 

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The incident left party leaders livid who were quick to accuse the ruling TDP government of inadequate security arrangements for their leader Jagan Kumar Reddy. “When you cannot even take in a nail cutter, how did this youth get into the lounge with that sharp instrument,” asked YSRCP MLA Roja Selvamani as quoted by the Indian Express.

On October 27 (Saturday), married women across the country will observe the Karva Chauth fast for the long life of their husbands. This festival becomes even more special when one has been married recently and it’s their first Karva Chauth. The common women and celebrities alike observe the day-long fast and dress in fineries on this special day. This time around fan are keeping an eye on Anushka Sharma, Sonam Kapoor and Neha Dhupia, among other Bollywood and Small Screen divas who are going to celebrate their first Karva Chauth.

Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli

Bollywood actor Anushka Sharma and Indian skipper Virat Kohli's December 2017 wedding grabbed plenty of eyeballs. From their wardrobe to the Italian venue to the grand receptions back home in India, Anushka and Virat’s wedding had everything going just about right. Now, fans of the power couple are all geared up to see how the much-in-love Virushka will celebrate their first Karwa Chauth.

Sonam Kapoor and Anand Ahuja

Sonam Kapoor married her long-time boyfriend Anand Ahuja in May this year. The three-day wedding celebrations were nothing short of a fairytale wedding for the Neerja actor. Sonam will also observe her Karva Chauth fast for Delhi-based businessman Anand this Saturday. Fans are already speculating the fashion diva’s look for the very special day.


Neha Dhupia and Angad Bedi

Actors Neha Dhupia and Angad Bedi surprised everyone by announcing their hush-hush May wedding right after the much-talked-about wedding of Sonam Kapoor and Anand Ahuja. Both had kept their relationship hidden for a long time. The couple had another surprise in store for fans after they announced Neha’s pregnancy. It is unlikely that the soon-to-be-mommy will observe the rigorous fast for the Pink actor Angad. In this case, fans are excited about what the former Miss India will wear on this day.

Yuvika Chaudhary and Prince Narula

Winner Prince Narula of Big Boss 9 and TV actor Yuvika Chaudhary recently tied the knot. Fans of the small-screen couple can’t contain their excitement to see how the lovebirds will celebrate this very special day right after their wedding.

Shriya Saran and Andrei Koshechiv

Shriya Saran, who played Ajay Devgn’s doting and ever-supportive wife in Drishyam, married Russian boyfriend Andrei Koshechiv on March 19, 2018. Fans of the beauty are gearing up to see how she will observe this very Indian custom for the Russian husband.


Bharti Singh and Haarsh Limbachiyaa

Bharti Singh, who identified herself as a female comedian throughout the country, chose her life partner on December 3, 2017 in Haarsh Limbachiyaa. According to media reports, both were dating each other for eight years before tying the knot. This will also be Bharti’s first Karva Chauth. They had plenty of fun at their wedding, so fans now want to see they will observe this day with all the fun.

Rubina Dilaik and Abhinav Shukla

Actress Rubina Dilaik, also known as 'Kinnar Bahu' on the small screen, married Abhinav Shukla on June 22, 2018. Now it is to be seen how they will celebrate their first Karva Chauth.


Rochelle Rao and Keith Sequeira

Rochelle Rao and Keith Sequeira, who participated in Bigg Boss 9, had secretly got married in Tamil Nadu on March 3, 2018. Keith had announced their wedding on his Instagram account on March 5. Now fans want are eager to know if Rochelle will also observe the fast for Keith.

Deepika Kakkar  and Shoaib Ibrahim

TV actor Deepika Kakkar is being seen on Bigg Boss 12 these days. She married long-time boyfriend Shoaib Ibrahim on November 22, 2018. Now that she is tucked away in the Bigg Boss house, it for all to see how she observes the fast and if Shoaib will surprise his wife on this big day.


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First Published : 25 Oct 2018, 01:32:51 PM