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Jagan's sister seeks action against those defaming her on social media

IANS  |  Hyderabad 

Party President Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy's sister on Monday met the Commissioner, urging him to act against those maligning her on the

Sharmila, who is also a of Congress, called on Police to lodge a complaint against those posting objectionable material against her.

Sharmila, who was accompanied by her husband Anil Kumar, rubbished the false propaganda linking her with the popular Prabhas.

She told reporters it was a conspiracy by the vested interests to defame her ahead of the to get political mileage.

The daughter of former believes the is behind the campaign.

"Such false propaganda had started before the 2014 elections and has swung back with elections fast approaching now. I have sought proper action against those carrying out the character assassination. I strongly believe that TDP is behind spreading the rumour as is its wont," she said.

Sharmila said she had no acquaintance with Prabhas and had never even spoken to him.

"Being a mother, wife and person with family bond, it hurts when such slanderous campaign is carried out. If I do not react, my silence may lead to some unpleasant conclusions which is the reason why I lodged the complaint seeking action," she added.



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First Published: Mon, January 14 2019. 19:20 IST