Telangana: Giving a kick-start to an election season in Hyderabad, TRS President and Minister K T Rama Rao took pot shots at the BJP. 'Hyderabad is not Ahmedabad, BJP leaders are encouraging triple driving and giving false assurances that GHMC will pay the challans. These are the same leaders who disturbed the distribution of financial assistance of Rs 10,000 to the citizens and they are coming up with such promises to bluff people", he said
The party president led a road show at Kukatpally and Quthbullapur on Saturday. Recalling the beginning of the TRS party, he said," When TRS government came to power six years ago there were lot of apprehensions. There were rumours that communal clashes as well as law and order issues would arise if the TRS came to power. But we proved all of them wrong. The focus has remained on people's welfare".
Reiterating that the Telangana government has spent Rs 67,000 crore over the last six years. The minister mentioned a few flagship program like Strategic Road Development project, Basthi Dawakhanas, SHE Teams and more. He questioned the BJP leaders with what face they will go into public and ask for votes. "What work have they done for Hyderabad? The central government has not spent a penny on Hyderabad in past six years. Moreover, they are trying to disturb the law and order in the city," he said.
Taking on the Telangana BJP President Bandi Sanjay's visit to Charminar, KTR asked "They went to Bhagyalakshmi temple in the old city. Are there no other temples in Hyderabad? They want to create unnecessary disturbances between different sections.BJP wants to divide people in the name of religion and create disturbances. "This is not Ahmadabad. This is Hyderabad and the people here are very wise," he said.
A number of road shows have been lined up in the city beginning November 21st, a massive public meeting is likely to be held at LB stadium. While the Congress and the BJP have announced rallies as well.
The GHMC polls will be held on December 1st and counting will be four days later on the 4th.