New Delhi: Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Thursday met the well-known farmers' leader and national spokesperson of the Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) Rakesh Singh Tikait and BJP Rajya Sabha MP Dr. Subramanian Swamy in New Delhi. Both Mr. Tikait and Mr. Swamy attended the lunch hosted by KCR at his residence in New Delhi. The vice-chairman of the State Planning Board, Vinod Kumar, and MP J. Santosh Kumar were also present.
Meanwhile, following his announcement to enter national politics, KCR has been meeting many other state leaders. On 20 February, he met Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray in Mumbai. After the meeting, KCR had said the two states had decided to work together for the betterment of the country.
Stating that the nation is witnessing revenge politics, he had said, "Being neighbouring states, we will work together for the development of the nation. To bring change in the country, we will do whatever we wish to do openly, in public, and support each other publicly and not secretly."
Meanwhile, Mr. Thackrey had said the meeting was fruitful and had added that somebody needs to take an initiative and think about the country. Attacking the BJP-led Central government, he had said there should be an understanding between states.
KCR has also roped in political strategist Prashant Kishor to prepare TRs' election strategies for the 2023 Assembly elections.