Earlier this week, KCR had called Naidu ‘the dirtiest politician’ in India and a liar, and accusing him of corruption.

Did you not work as a minister in my cabinet Andhra CM Naidu hits back at KCR
news Politics Monday, December 31, 2018 - 07:18

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Sunday hit back at his Telangana counterpart K Chandrasekhar Rao for using 'filthy language' against him and said that the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) President would definitely receive an answer from voters in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) President was speaking to reporters in Amaravati.   

"Politicians should maintain dignity and decorum in their words too. The language KCR used was filthy. Civic society won't accept it. This is not a good way. Everybody has a mouth. Everybody can speak. Persons in power should be much more dignified. Where did KCR come from? Is it not the TDP that gave you political life? Did you not work as a minister in my Cabinet? After launching Telangana movement, did you not join hands with the Congress and contest elections? In 2009, did you not ally with the TDP despite my opposing you? Then, you pleaded for the alliance," Naidu was quoted as saying.

On Saturday, KCR launched a tirade against Naidu at his camp office, Pragathi Bhavan, calling the Andhra CM ‘the dirtiest politician’ in India and a liar, and accusing him of corruption. He also called him a “rakshasa”, a demon. "Without any doubt, he is the dirtiest politician in the country. He is a liar and rakshasa (demon) doing dirty politics. He should feel ashamed,” said the TRS party chief. 

“Naidu is a political manager,” alleged KCR, accusing Naidu of using NTR’s granddaughter as political fodder for recent state elections. Nandamuri Suhasini had contested from the Kukatpally assembly constituency. “Now that the lady has lost the elections. I am sure that Naidu will ignore her. Her purpose is over,” said KCR.

The comments did not go down well with the TDP and Naidu, who retaliated on Sunday, telling reporters that KCR was acting at the behest of Prime Minister Narendra Modi as part of a 'conspiracy' to overthrow the ruling government in Andhra Pradesh. 

“I will not object if KCR comes to Andhra Pradesh for election campaigning and the BJP, the TRS and the YSRCP form an alliance in the state. People will deliver their verdict,” Naidu said.  

 

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