Hyderabad: The TRS party president and star campaigner minister K T Rama Rao launched a scathing attack on the BJP, he called them copy cats and backed with a jibe.
Minister KTR was referring to the BJP's manifesto which was released on 26th November by former chief minister of Maharastra Devendra Fadnavis. Taking to social media he said, "Dear BJP manifesto writers, glad that you chose pictures of the work done by TRS Govt in your GHMC manifesto We will take this as a compliment to our work.But let me remind you what they say in Hyderabad'. The minister alleged that the pictures used by the BJP indicates Hyderabad's growth.
The BJP, in its manifesto for the upcoming GHMC polls scheduled for 1 December, announced free drinking water and tap connections for all households. Earlier, Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao had also announced 20,000 litres of water to people in the GHMC area.
The party also promised free travel to women commuters in Metro and city buses, toilets for women every one km, and 15 women police per police station for women's safety. Further, it also announced free power to all houses using less than 100 units per month and free power and loan facilities to those engaged in traditional occupations in Hyderabad.
"COVID-19 vaccine will be administered and tests conducted for all as per Central government stipulations, it said, adding, exclusive PHCs will be set up in consonance with the population of the Greater Hyderabad areas. The BJP also said that it will scrap the layout regularisation scheme (LRS) which will redeem the people of Greater Hyderabad from the Rs. 15,000 crores burden of LRS" the party said.
While, the political accusations did not end there, Minister further said, the BJP is fooling the people by promising the moon.
The minister was referring to the Centre's inaction in providing financial aid to the flood affected people of Hyderabad despite the Chief Minister K ChandraShekar Rao repeatedly informing the Centre about the catastrophe occurred in October 2020.