Entire nation watching Telangana polls: Shabbir

Hyderabad: Stating that the entire nation was watching the Telangana elections keenly, Congress senior leader and opposition leader in the Legislative Council Mohammed Ali Shabbir alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and caretaker chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao were trying to deceive the people of the Telangana.

Participating in the Minorities meeting at Gajularamaram in Quthubullapur constituency here on Sunday organized by the Congress party, Shabbir Ali said that the coming elections would become a lesson to the KCR. He reminded that the Congress party was pro-Muslims and several schemes were implanted during the late YSR regime for the sake of poor Muslims. Terming KCR as a Chameleon, Shabbir Ali said that the vote for KCR was nothing but vote for Modi.

Former Union Minister Sarve Sathyanarayana has said that the KCR government failed to implement the 12 reservations to Minorities and deceived stating that he will make a dalith as chief minister of the state. There was no place to the SCs and women in the KCR’s cabinet, he pointed out and ridiculed that only KCR’s family became golden Telangana. There was no KCR when the Congress MPs waged fight in the Parliament in the Parliament, he said and opined that KCR was afraid of Congress party young and dynamic leader A Revanth Reddy. He alleged that KCR family looted the state indiscriminately and described KCR as a small dacoit whereas Modi as a big dacoit. He said that the days were nearing to teach a lesson to KCR as the development was kept aside in the state.

Former MLA Kuna Srisailam Goud has said that the development in the state took place just because of the then chief minister late YS Rajasekhar Reddy. He made it clear that none other than UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi had accorded Telangana state.