KCR TRS will strive for federal front after polls

first_imgstate politics November 19, 2018 Published on Telangana SHARE SHARE EMAIL SHAREcenter_img COMMENTS Caretaker CM of Telangana K Chandrashekhar Rao   –  special arrangement COMMENT  After the December 7 State Assembly elections, the TRS will play a role in national politics and towards the formation of a “federal front” that will enhance the powers of States, party president and caretaker Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao said on Monday.Both the Congress and the BJP have miserably failed to rise to the expectations of the people, he alleged while addressing an election campaign meeting at Khammam.“…Narendra Modi was given power with lot of hopes, there is nothing great he has done. He has not done anything for the people,” he said.The two parties, while in power at the Centre, had centralised powers, encroaching on powers of States, he alleged. “A definite ‘federal front’ that resists, stops them and enhances powers of States needs to be formed..I have made an effort for it,” he said.Welfare schemesRao, who resumed his election campaign after a gap, said the State government was implementing as many as 411 welfare schemes.He highlighted the schemes and promises of the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS), including ‘Rythu Bandhu’ investment support scheme for farmers, hike in social security pension for poor, ‘Kanti Velugu’ eye screening for all, high salaries paid to Anganwadi personnel and others. Referring to the criticism against the TRS government on the double bedroom houses for poor, he said it will be useful for two generations.The Congress and the TDP are part of the “grand alliance” of opposition parties for the assembly elections.He criticised the Congress and TDP for failing to ensure adequate power when they were in power.Attacking Telugu Desam party (TDP) chief N Chandrababu Naidu, he alleged that the Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister has written to the Centre opposing certain irrigation projects in Telangana.last_img

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