Rama Krishna Sangem
BRS president and Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao (KCR) on May 17, Wednesday predicted 95-105 seats to his party in the upcoming assembly elections slated to be held in November/December this year. He promised to give tickets to a maximum number of all sitting MLAs, dispelling fears of most of them being denied renomination this time.
KCR addressed a party MPs, MLAs, and other state level functionaries at Telangana Bhavan, BRS party office in Banjara Hills om Hyderabad. The meeting was arranged mainly to oversee the nine years celebrations of Telangana that was formed on June 2, 2014. The celebrations will go on for 21 days till June 23, and they mark 10th anniversary celebrations in 2024.
“I am sure, we will easily win the next elections, by comfortable margins, not less than 50,00o votes by each of you, if you follow my advice and act accordingly,” the CM told the party legislators, including ministers. KCR asked them to tell people on what his government has done in the last nine years on different fronts – whether it be irrigation, or power or welfare schemes etc.
KCR spoke of Telangana model of development which the entire country is seeking to implement the schemes which are here. Right from irrigation to welfare measures like Rythu Bandhu, Dalita Bandhu, Kalyana Lakshmi have been talked about everywhere, he said. The CM told his leaders to propagate age these things among people at the village level in the coming months.
The state formation day celebrations should be used to spread the good work done by his government in the last two terms and convince people to vote for the party for a third term, is the thrust of KCR’s 45 minutes long speech at the meeting. Leaders who attended the meeting are of the view that KCR is unfazed by the recent Congress win in Karnataka assembly elections. “Moreover, he is happy over BJP’s severe defeat,” said a BRS MLA from Nalogonda district.