Hyderabad: YSR Congress Party President Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy, who was injured in a knife attack by a youth at Visakhapatnam airport on Thursday, said such cowardly acts will not dissuade him from working for the people.
The Leader of Opposition, who sustained an injury on his left shoulder, tweeted that he is safe.
“To everyone worried about my safety, I’d like to inform you that I am safe. God’s grace and the love, concern & blessings of the people of Andhra Pradesh will protect me,” he tweeted.
“Such cowardly acts will not dissuade me but only strengthen my resolve to work for the people of my state,” he added.
Jagan was attacked by a waiter when he was in the VIP lounge, waiting for a flight to Hyderabad. The attacker was overpowered by security personnel and handed over to police.
After being administered first aid at Visakhapatnam airport, Jagan boarded a flight to Hyderabad. After landing here, he drove to a city hospital for further treatment.