When asked about succeeding the Telangana CM, who is also his father, KTR said that there were no such plans.

BJP cant push their Hindutva agenda in Telangana warns KTR
news Politics Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 08:17

Telangana KT Rama Rao on Friday said that the BJP could not make headway into the state as their brand of 'Hindutva' politics would not work during the elections here. 

Speaking to reporters during an informal media interaction at the Secretariat in Hyderabad, KTR said that the TRS was not the 'B-Team' of the BJP or Congress. 

“The TRS is an independent party. We neither fear Narendra Modi nor Rahul Gandhi. They are not TRS bosses. Telangana people are our bosses and we are accountable and answerable only to them. Where is the need for us to work as Team-B or C for any other party?” Rao was quoted as saying.

"Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao himself conducted Yagams and known for his dharmic life style. The strong Hindu-Muslim fabric in TRS rule is too strong for the BJP to push its Hindutva agenda. There is nothing wrong if BJP or any other party wants to expand their base in the state. The TRS will do its work and other parties too will do their work. There is no scope in Telangana for Hindutva agenda," the Minister added.

When asked about succeeding the Telangana CM, who is also his father, KTR said that there were no such plans, adding that KCR would stay active in politics for at least the next 10 to 15 years. 

"There are no such plans and I am not over zealous. Mr. Chandrasekhar Rao will continue as the Chief Minister in the coming term too,” he said.

KTR also said that his party was confident of sweeping the Assembly elections in 2019 across the state. 

The Minister also stated that he had challenged Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) Chief Uttam Kumar Reddy that he would resign from politics permanently if the TRS loses in 2019.

 

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