TDP supremo Chandra Babu Naidu has taken a bold decision to go on pada yatra to cover entire nook and corner of the state for 117 days in the run up to the elections in 2014. He took this extreme step to motivate cadre whose morale is sagging with the string of defeats the party suffered in all bypolls held in the state right after 2009. The yatra titled Vastunna Meekosam is finding favor with cadre as it started rejenuvating them and even villagers started sympathysing with Babu. They felt at the age of 63yrs there is no need for him to hit the roads and walk like a commoner. However many wonder whether these sympathies turn to votes when the polling day comes.
The strenuous conditions prevailing in the yatra has taken heavy toll of Babu as he already collapsed twice sending distress signals to TDP cadre. Now the party is worried whether Babu would be able to complete the yatra. To the top of it, its worries are doubled as YSRCP Sharmila is all set to launch her own yatra. Already he suffered from eye pains. ankle sprains and once he fell down. It has to be seen till howlong Babu can continue his yatra.