Telangana Polls Rashul Gandhi: Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi, in a rally on Friday, compared the Bharatiya Janata Party leaders of Telangana to Bollywood heroes and said that BJP leaders who used to boast earlier, are now standing in line to join the Congress party. Gandhi, on his three-day stormy tour that ended today i.e. on Friday, raised concerns about giving better support price (MSP) to farmers, the alleged nexus of Bharat Rashtra Samiti (BRS), BJP and All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) and Raised various issues like the state-owned Singareni Collieries Company Limited.
Battle of Telangana between BRS and Congress
In separate meetings in Nizamabad and Jagtial districts, Rahul Gandhi awakened the Telangana sentiment and said that it was his mother and former party president Sonia Gandhi who had created the new state. He said that if his mother had not supported it, this new southern state would not have been formed. He said that the fight in Telangana is between Congress and BRS. Earlier BJP leaders used to roam here like Bollywood heroes. He didn’t even realize when all four wheels of his car went out. Today BJP leaders are standing in queue to join Congress. But we don’t want to take them.
Telangana cannot become a separate state – Rahul
In his speech, Rahul Gandhi said that Sonia ji helped you in creating Telangana state and I can also say that if Sonia Gandhi had not helped, a separate Telangana would not have been formed. Sonia Gandhi ji did not want Telangana of the feudal lords, but Telangana of the people. Addressing rallies during the party’s ongoing Vijayabheri Yatra in the state, he said that if the Congress comes to power in the November 30 assembly elections, it will also ensure that farmers get minimum support for each crop they grow. Get Rs 500 more than the price (MSP).
What was said about caste census
Rahul Gandhi said that apart from this, Congress will ensure that turmeric producing farmers get a support price of Rs 12,000 to Rs 15,000 per quintal. He said that Congress will also revive sugar mills in the area. Gandhi once again said that if Congress comes to power, it will conduct caste census in the entire country including Telangana. He accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of not making public the caste census data conducted by the then Congress-led United Progressive Alliance regime. Rahul Gandhi said that after coming to power at the Centre, Congress will release the previous figures and also conduct a new caste-based census. He said that if voted to power, the party will conduct caste census in Telangana also.
BJP, BRS and AIMIM accused of collusion
Targeting Rahul Gandhi at BRS, BJP and AIMIM, the Wayanad MP said that all three parties work in mutual collusion and the political party led by Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao supports the saffron party in Parliament. Alleging that the Telangana Chief Minister is indulging in large-scale corruption, the Congress leader said that there was neither a CBI investigation, nor an ED or IT investigation against Rao, while several cases have been registered against opposition leaders in the country. .
Congress will defeat BRS- Rahul Gandhi
Rahul Gandhi said that there is a fight between the ruling BRS and Congress in the upcoming elections in Telangana and his party will defeat BRS. He also expressed confidence that his party will defeat the saffron party in the upcoming elections in Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan. He also urged the people of Telangana to vote for Congress in the elections. The Congress party, hoping to come to power in Telangana, launched its election campaign with Rahul Gandhi and his sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra for the November 30 assembly elections in the state.