Maharashtra: BRS aiming at strengthening the party from the grassroots level
Adilabad: The Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) in Maharashtra is aiming at strengthening the party from the grassroots level to contest the local body elections and municipal polls by April-May.
Chief minister Chandrasekhar Rao is likely to visit a few villages in the border region of Maharashtra soon.
Four days ago, BRS Zahirabad MP BB Patil met the Maharashtra state election commission members and submitted a letter from the Election Commission of India, stating the change of name of the Telangana-based party from TRS BRS.
KCR reportedly directed the Adilabad MLAs and former MPs to regularly visit the urban areas as also villages in Maharashtra and form village-level farmers’ committees and chold press meets regularly on the farmer’s issues there.
Senior BRS leaders and the MLA from Adilabad district were overwhelmed by KCR’s invitation to them to discuss the party programmes in the neighbouring state. Meanwhile, senior BRS MLAs were busy moving between Hyderabad and their respective areas to organise party activities.
The local body elections for the Zilla Parishad would be held in April or May and the municipal polls in May or June as per expectations.
A few days ago, KCR held a discussions in Hyderabad with former MLAs Raju Thodsam of Khelapur and Atram Deepak of Aheri who joined the party at the Nanded meeting. The BRS would highlight the welfare schemes of TS, like the Rythu Bandhu, Rythu Bheema, and the 24-hour free power supply to the agriculture and irrigation projects.