BJP leader hints at mid-term elections

Hyderabad: Telangana BJP Spokesperson Krishna Saagar Rao on Wednesday said that the BJP-led NDA Government at the Centre might go for early elections for Lok Sabha.

Speaking to media persons, Krishna Saagar Rao that the Centre was likely to pass the Bill to conduct simultaneous elections for all Assemblies and Lok Sabha and subsequently, it could hold elections in August-September 2018. He said that the Bill could be passed in the next session of Parliament. However, he clarified that he was giving the statement not as the BJP Spokesperson, but as an analyst.

The BJP leader said if the proposed Bill is passed, then elections for Telangana Assembly would also be conducted in August-September 2018. He said BJP has been strengthening its base in Southern States of Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Tamil Nadu. (INN)