Hyderabad: The former minister claimed that Mr Raghuveera Reddy and others told late YSR that he (Diwakar) was responsible for the loss of Kadiri, Penukonda and Puttaparthi constituencies in the 2009 elections. Believing the lies of his critics, late YSR did not give him a chance in his Cabinet. He said that late YSR also given him the written complaint lodged by Mr Raghuveera Reddy’s gang through Dr K V P Ramachandra Rao. He also said that Mr Raghuveera Reddy told Dr YSR against him regarding his election and that of Ms Laxmidevamma. Dr YSR enquired about the allegations and realized the truth and assured him of berth in the next Cabinet expansion.
Declaring that he would be always loyal to the Nehru-Gandhi family till his last breath, Mr Diwakar Reddy said that Mr Raghuveera Reddy’s gang was spreading lies against him when some candidate loses election and owning credit when a candidate emerged victorious. He also alleged that Mr Raghuveera Reddy tried his best to make Mr Jagan Mohan Reddy as Chief Minister even as Mr Jagan did not have a thought about it.