Amaravati, Feb 25: Telugu Desam Party (TDP) Denduluru MLA Chintamaneni Prabhakar was in the eye of the storm after a doctored video of him using casteist slurs went viral on social media platforms like Youtube and Facebook.
In this senario, Police arrested YSRCP activist Kamareddy Nani over the weekend in relation to morphing the video of TDP MLA Prabhakar.
Speaking to the media persons in Vijayawada, Chintamaneni Prabhakar alleged that the YSRCP was trying to defame him by morphing his video. He spoke to media at the State Guest House on Sunday to refute the allegations that he insulted the Dalits.
MLA Prabhakar told the media that the YSRCP was trying to create a rift between him and Dalits in the constituency by circulating fake videos. He went on to say that the 150 seconds video was edited to only 30 seconds and circulated in the social media to defame him.
The Denduluru TDP MLA apologised to the Dalit community for hurting their sentiments as well.Chintamaneni went on to confidently challenge YSR Congress president and opposition leader YS Jagan to contest against him in Denduluru and win the upcoming elections.