Hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘pariwarwaad (dynastic politics)’ jibe in Hyderabad, Telangana chief minister Okay Chandrashekar Rao – in a counterattack on the central authorities – on Thursday mentioned, “Nobody is happy. There will be change at the national level. Nobody can stop it. You’ll get sensational news in two-three months. The 63-year-old leader made the comments in an interaction with reporters on being prodded about PM Modi’s ‘dynastic politics’ dig on his home turf during a speech.
“Tribals, farmers and the poor aren’t completely happy within the nation. Industries are getting closed. The GDP is crashing, inflation is rising and rupee’s worth is falling,” the Telangana Rashtra Samithi leader charged at the centre, days after his warning over farmers in Punjab, “Speeches are given however we want change too,” he added.
The comments came shortly after his meeting with former prime minister HD Devegowda in Bengaluru, which was attended by Devegowda’s son and former Karnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy. “Hon’ble CM of Telangana Shri Okay. Chandrashekhar Rao visited me at my residence, right this moment. We exchanged views on numerous subjects of national significance. It was a candid and cordial meeting. (sic),” Devegowda tweeted after the meeting.
“With honourable Devegowda ji, our elder chief, and Kumaraswamy ji, we mentioned every part relating to the national politics, relating to the Karnataka politics… every part. One factor, I wish to remind you. Earlier after I had mentioned that I’d return for Kumaraswamy’s swearing-in ceremony, my phrases have been confirmed proper. And he had grow to be the chief minister. This time, I guarantee you, there might be change at national degree. No one can stop it.”
“India will change. Talks all the time occur. This nation must rise past ‘isms’ and speeches,” he added.
Former Karnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy, giving additional particulars, instructed reporters: “Telangana CM K Chandrashekar Rao is working for an alternative front… he is meeting several leaders and visiting various states. He wants to save the country and bring change in the interest of the nation and the poor people.”
KCR final week visited Delhi and met Akhilesh Yadav and Arvind Kejriwal. Analysts say he’s engaged on a non-BJP, non-Congress entrance forward of the 2024 elections.
But because the TRS chief works in the direction of “an alternative front”, PM Modi slammed the KCR authorities over dynastic politics.
“Pariwarwaadi’ party is not just a political problem but the biggest enemy of democracy and the youth of our country. Our country has seen how corruption becomes the face of those political parties dedicated to one family,” the prime minister mentioned at an occasion.
KCR has missed welcoming the PM within the southern state for the second time in 4 months.