Union Home Minister Amit Shah, while addressing a public rally in Jagtial in poll-bound Telangana, hit out at rival parties while stressing on the BJP’s manifesto promise of ending 4% Muslim reservation in the state. He stressed the BJP’s intention to remove the quota and allocate it to SC, ST and OBC communities. Criticizing Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao’s government and the Owaisi-led AIMIM, Shah said, “We will make Telangana free from dynasty politics.”
“KCR does not celebrate Hyderabad Liberation Day due to fear of Owaisi. But we are not afraid of Owaisi, we will celebrate Hyderabad Liberation Day as state day…Owaisi does appeasement politics. His (KCR) election symbol is a car. But KCR, KTR and Kavita do not have the steering of the car. It is with Owaisi,” he remarked.
#Watch , Addressing a public meeting in Jagtial, Telangana, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said, “We have decided that as soon as our government is formed, we will remove 4% Muslim reservation and distribute it among SCs, STs and OBCs… KCR doesn’t.” Celebrate Hyderabad Liberation… pic.twitter.com/WkLFqO0a2o
– ANI (@ANI) 20 November 2023
The Union Home Minister declared, “Elect BJP in Telangana, and we will ensure free darshan of Ram Lalla in Ayodhya.”
Highlighting the BJP’s agenda for Telangana, Shah said, “We have decided that we will purchase paddy at the rate of Rs 3100 per quintal. The crop insurance premium will be paid by the BJP. We have decided that the medical expenses will be Rs. Will be till.” , BJP will cover 10 lakhs. We will also provide government jobs to 2.5 lakh youth in the next 5 years.
BRS, AIMIM, Congress are 2G, 3G and 4G parties: Amit Shah in Telangana
Earlier in the day, taking a dig at his political opponents, Shah termed KCR-led BRS, AIMIM and Congress as 2G, 3G and 4G parties.
He pointed out that 2G represents two generations, namely KCR and his son KT Rama Rao, 3G represents Asaduddin Owaisi’s party, and 4G represents the Congress comprising of four generations – Jawaharlal Nehru, Indira Gandhi, Rajiv Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi.
Accusing KCR of unfulfilled promises, Shah said, ‘KCR had promised a polytechnic college in Jangaon, which has not been completed and his MLAs are busy grabbing land.’
On Saturday, Shah had accused KCR of turning Telangana into a hub of corruption, leaving the state in significant economic debt. Telangana is gearing up for assembly elections on November 30 and counting of votes is scheduled for December 3.