The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is leaving no stone unturned to make its mark in the upcoming Telangana Assembly Polls 2023. Top leadership of the BJP is the state for campaigning. “Elections is the time we have to assess ourselves and what we have gained and lost in the last 10 years. It has lost more. Surplus state fell debt trap. Majority of schemes launched here are with scamming than planning. The Government is incapable of proper planning and implementation. Here the government has been appeasing one section and discriminating other sections. Four per cent reservations for Muslims is nothing but appeasing and against constitution,” said Union Minister Meenakshi Lekhi while speaking to reporters here on Friday, who came here to participate in election campaign.
The Minister said that they would have one minister exclusively in the Cabinet after BJP coming to power to handle and coordinate with Centre in dealing with the issues being faced NRIs.
She has accused Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao and MIM president Asaduddin Owisi of divisive politics.
Asked about Palestine and Hamas war, she said: “We accept the two nation theory oy of Palestine. At the same time was not acceptable what happened on October 7. We want escalation to end terrorism to end.”
Amit Shah participates in roadshow at Telangana’s Rangareddy
In the last week of campaigning for the Telangana assembly elections, Union Home Minister Amit Shah participated in a roadshow at Chevella Main Road at Bandlaguda Jagir division near Hyderabad on Friday.
Shah was participating in the roadshow along with candidate Thokala Srinivas Reddy in Rajendra Nagar Assembly Constituency in Telangana.
“We have given many promises. The most important among them is that we are going to appoint a Chief Minister from the Backward Classes community here. We would like to stop reservations for Muslims and redistribute them to SC, ST and OBCs. We have also promised to give vertical reservation to the Madiga community,” the Union Home Minister said while speaking to ANI during the roadshow.
“We have also promised to give four gas cylinders free annually to every poor woman. We will constitute a committee to investigate on all the scams that have taken place to date and punish those who indulged in corruption,” he added.
The state is set to witness a triangular contest between the ruling Bharat Rasthtra Samithi, Congress and BJP in the November 30 polls while the votes will be counted on December 3.
In the previous Assembly election in 2018, the BRS, previously known as Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS), won 88 of the 119 seats, grabbing 47.4 per cent of the total vote share. The Congress came in a distant second with just 19 seats.