Tearing into the Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) and its chief and Telangana Chief Minister KCR, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday stated that the BRS chief had wished to affix the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) quickly after the Hyderabad Municipal Corporation elections.
The Prime Minister was addressing a rally in Telangana when he made the revelation.
“When the BJP won 48 seats in the Hyderabad Municipal Corporation election, KCR needed support. Before this election, he used to welcome me at the airport, but later suddenly he stopped doing so. After the Hyderabad Municipal Corporation elections, KCR came to meet me in Delhi and said that he wanted to join NDA. He also asked me to extend support to him. I told him (KCR) that due to his deeds Modi cannot be associated with him…,” PM Modi advised the gathering.
“I refused him entry into NDA… I refused. I said, ‘we will not cheat people of Telangana,” the Prime Minister declared in his trademark style to the gang.
The BRS chief (previously often called the Telangana Rashtriya Samiti or TRS) has been recognized to be a really vocal critic of not solely the Prime Minister but in addition of the ruling NDA. He had earlier even tried to type a Third Front comprising of like-minded political events to tackle the BJP on the Centre, however regardless of assembly and holding talks with opposition leaders, KCR’s makes an attempt to arrange a substitute for the BJP didn’t see the sunshine of day.
Telangana is among the many states headed for meeting elections later this 12 months and one the place the BJP is making an attempt arduous to make inroads into KCR’s residence turf
The Prime Minister – whose get together gained a solitary seat in the 2018 Telangana election and doesn’t boast of a authorities in South India — stated his refusal angered and “changed” KCR, whom he additionally accused of corruption and nepotism in a scathing assault in Nizamabad, about 180 km from state capital Hyderabad.
Earlier in the day, PM Modi laid the inspiration stone for a number of growth initiatives price greater than Rs 8000 crores in necessary sectors like energy, rail and well being in Nizamabad, Telangana.
The initiatives embody the dedication of 800 MW unit of section 1 of Telangana Super Thermal Power Project of NTPC, rail initiatives together with the brand new Railway Line connecting Manoharabad and Siddipet; and the electrification mission between Dharmabad-Manoharabad and Mahabubnagar-Kurnool. He additionally laid the inspiration stone of 20 Critical Care Blocks (CCBs) throughout the state beneath Pradhan Mantri – Ayushman Bharat Health Infrastructure Mission.
The PM additionally flagged off the Siddipet-Secunderabad-Siddipet prepare service.