Casino controversy: Kodali Nani answers to TV9 about CM Jagan's take on this issue
Minister Kodali Nani stated that Chief Minister Jagan is well aware of the events taking place throughout the state, including his Gudivada constituency. Reacting to casino scandal in Gudivada, the Minister has said that TDP Chief Chandrababu Naidu, his men and certain media channels have been attempting all the purported means to target him and to remove from the ministry post. In response to queries from TV9 journalist, Kodali Nani denied any involvement with the unlawful activities going on in his constituency. If the Minister engages in any criminal acts, the people of his constituency will teach him a lesson in the forthcoming election, according to the Minister.
In response to a query, the Minister remarked that it is not difficult for CM Jagan to determine the true source of the controversy. He stated that CM Jagan had not questioned him about the matter. He has stated the reason for it, noting that CM Jagan may gather any information and its legitimacy through the police system, intelligence, party system, and other sources including media. Further, he has attacked TDP cadre and its media alleging that they have even tried to assasinate the character of CM Jagan including the mental harasment to him on number of instances.