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‘The Telangana model is rooted in corruption’: BJP takes on CM KCR

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CM KCR had accused the BJP of practicing autocratic politics and said it intended to break governments.

Reacting strongly to TRS criticism that the BJP national executive meeting held in Hyderabad was a “circus”, Union Minister for Women and Child Development, Smriti Irani, said on Friday July 2 that politics could be a circus for TRS but not for BJP. “For us, it is a means of social emancipation and nation building,” she said. A day earlier, Telangana Minister and incumbent TRS Chairman KT Rama Rao had remarked that the BJP national leaders attending the executive meeting – in the state that will go to the polls next year – were political tourists. KTR undermined their meeting and demanded the BJP leaders to have Hyderabad biryani and Irani chai, and to leave the state.

Union Minister Irani also slammed Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao for “breaking protocol” by not receiving Prime Minister Narendra Modi. She claimed that the CM did not insult an individual but an institution. “KCR ji not only disrupted what was constitutionally federal protocol; it reflects his personality, she said. The TRS had hit back at the BJP saying it was not protocol for a minister in leader receives the Prime Minister who is taking part in a political meeting.

CM KCR, while endorsing the candidacy of Yashwant Sinha for the post of President of India, who accused the BJP of practicing autocratic politics and said it intended to smash governments, referring to the recent political crisis in Maharashtra. Responding to KCR’s remarks, Irani claimed that it was KCR that was practicing autocracy and violating protocol. Discussing the Telangana development model, she said that the development of the state is rooted in corruption.

Earlier in the day, during an interaction with the media, Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur criticized the Telangana government, alleging that law and order in the Condition was deteriorating. “Underage girls are being raped and political bigwigs are implicated in these crimes. For the IT industry to thrive, the maintenance of law and order is a necessity. It is their responsibility to stop this” , did he declare.

Further criticizing the state government’s growth claims under the TRS, he said Telangana had a debt of Rs 2.50 lakh crore. Alleging embezzlement of Union government funds, Thakur alleged that KCR’s family mismanaged funds worth Rs 87,000 crore disbursed for irrigation projects. “They may be hiding behind this, but people know the reality. The chief minister is accountable to the people. But he sits on his farm and has no answers,” he said . Talking about the upcoming assembly elections in the state, he said the primary contest in Telangana would be between BJP and TRS.

BJP Telangana Unity Chairman Bandi Sanjay Kumar has claimed that the people of the state are fed up with the “mismanagement” of the TRS government and are seeking change. He alleged that CM KCR “runs away” whenever Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits the state. “You (KCR) have raised electricity bills, bus fares, property tax and everything. People are fed up with your mismanagement. That’s why they are looking for a change. We will end your rule’ naya Nizam’,” Bandi said. Sanjay told reporters.

With PTI inputs