Responding to KTR's statement asking why opposition parties were so keen on ‘dethroning’ the TRS, the Congress said that the students of OU would answer that question.

Telangana Congress dares KTR to visit Osmania Uni says TRS should be voted out
news Politics Sunday, September 16, 2018 - 08:58

Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) Chief Spokesperson Dr Sravan Dasoju on Saturday challenged state IT Minister K T Rama Rao, to visit Osmania University and ask the students of the institute for reasons to vote out the ruling-TRS government in the upcoming elections.

Sravan was responding to KTR, who in a recent interview to a daily newspaper, asked why opposition parties were so keen on ‘dethroning’ Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao.

KTR was referring to the Congress, Telugu Desam Party, Telangana Jana Samithi and Communist Party of India forming a ‘Maha Kootami’ to take on TRS in the state.

Addressing a press conference at Gandhi Bhavan on Saturday, Sravan hit back, saying, “Opposition parties need not answer KTR's question as even a 4-year-old child knows the answer on why TRS deserves to be voted out. Nearly 45 lakh youth of Telangana, who dreamt of getting a job in the state, would give a perfect answer to KTR's question. Similarly, the families of over 4,500 farmers who committed suicide will tell KTR as to why TRS government should not get re-elected.”

Sravan dared KTR to visit Osmania University and ask the same question to students who had participated in the struggle for a separate state. The Congress leader also questioned KTR’s remarks, wherein he accused the opposition party of obstructing irrigation projects.

Sravan said that the Congress party was ready for an open debate with KTR either at Telangana Bhavan or Gandhi Bhavan on the issue, adding that the opposition only objected to forced acquisition of several lakh acres of land belonging to poor Dalits by the TRS government in the name of irrigation projects.

“The next election will be a 'Dharma Yuddham' (war for righteousness) between the TRS and Congress and people will certainly support the Congress party. Caretaker Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao's decision to advance the Assembly polls by nine months was itself an indication that TRS has accepted its imminent defeat. KCR dissolved the Assembly in haste after he sensed that the popularity of Congress party was on the rise across Telangana,” Sravan told reporters.




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