After EC notice, YSRC says Jagan Reddy won’t be president for life | India News

VIJAYAWADA: A day after the Election Commission of India (ECI) wrote a letter to the YSR Congress, seeking clarification on the party’s presidential elections, the YSRC leadership on Thursday clarified that the party will have election for the post of president and there will be no concept of president for life.
The party had at its plenary in July elected chief minister and YSRC president YS Jagan Mohan Reddy its president for life. In its letter, the ECI said electing a party president for life is anti-democracy. The YSRC leadership claimed that Jagan had rejected the party resolution and thus it had died a natural death.
The party leadership will reply to the ECI, stating that Jagan was not elected president for life. Party general secretary Sajjala Ramakrishna Reddy said the YSRC had proposed the election of Jagan as the party’s life-time president in February 2022. He said…

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