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Telangana Polls: Nitin Gadkari racked up Cong,TRS, for ‘Family Rule’


Poll Temperature has shot up in Telangana as leaders from political parties attacking each other in a bid to outdo before the elections. Joining the row, Bhartiya Janta party Leader and  Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Sunday said that the Congress, the TRS, and the TDP all are  “private limited parties”. BJP Leader in his address said there is a strong need for a change of regime in Telangana.

Addressing an election rally at Uppal, BJP MP said that BJP is the only is a democratic party where a small-time worker like him could rise to become the party president and a tea seller could become the country’s prime minister.

Minister for Road, Transport and Highway Nitin Gadkari racked up TDP chief and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu, his once-ally, for joining hands with the Congress for upcoming Telangana Assembly Elections due for December 7.

Gadkari taking a dig at the ‘Mahakutami’ or ‘Prajakutami’ – the alliance between the Congress, the TDP, the Telangana Jana Samiti (TJS) and the CPI – said that the alliance is only for selfishness and termed it as “opportunistic”.

The senior BJP leader also attacked the said the Congress and the TRS for their dynasty politics and termed them as are ‘family parties’.

“The Congress is a private limited party of Gandhi family and the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) is a private limited party of Chandrashekar Rao. They are not democratic parties and similarly, Chandrababu has also made his party a private limited party,” Gadkari alleged.

The BJP is a party of workers. Talking about himself, Gadkari said he added. My father was not an MLA nor my mother was an MP and a small-time worker like me I got the opportunity to sit on the (BJP president’s) chair. I used to paste party’s posters’ he added. Similarly, the party has given the opportunity to Narendra Modi to Become the Prime Minister of India, he further said

The Union minister appealed to voters to not think on the lines of caste, creed, and religion and asked them to strengthen nationalism, politics of development and bring a change in Telangana by voting the BJP to power.

While earlier in the day, Congress President Rahul Gandhi in a series of tweets attacked BJP, TRS, and AIMIM and accused all of playing a friendly match.

The Telangana Assembly elections are scheduled for December 7, while counting is slated for December 11 with four other states assembly elections.

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