YSRCP President YS Jaganmohan Reddy fell ill prior to the commencement of the third-day padayatra. He suffered severe back pain when he resumed taking rest at Vempalli in Kadapa district after completion of the second day of padayatra. The YSRCP leaders immediately called doctors and physiotherapists and they checked his health condition. Doctors advised YS Jagan to walk by wearing a waist belt. He continued the third day of padayatra by wearing the waist belt. YS Jagan will be covering 125 Assembly constituencies through the padayatra.