NANDED (MAHARASHTRA): The Telugu-speaking people who are settled in the bordering areas of Kinwat, Dharmabad and Nanded are showing keen interest in the BRS meeting to be held in Nanded on February 5 in Maharashtra.
Speaking to Deccan Chronicle, Padma, a settler, who along with another woman Manemma residents of Himayatsagar town in Kinwat taluk, came to Nanded to visit their relative at a private hospital here, said they settled in Maharashtra 30 years ago but they hail from Kamareddy area of Telangana.
She said they came to know about KCR through their relatives and media that he did some good things for the poor in Telangana, adding that they would support the BRS as it would be good if a Telugu leader comes to Maharashtra.
Apart from the local Sikh community, people belonging to Velama community, mostly hailing from Adilabad district in Telangana who are in good numbers and influential in the bordering areas like Manda Belluri, Bhokar, Kinwat and Dharmabad, are putting their efforts to make the BRS meeting a huge success.
A Velama leader of Adilabad town, who has relations with KCR’s family, said their community was not that big but they were influential in the bordering areas of Maharashtra as some of them were elected to Kinwat municipality while some were running educational institutions in Kinwat....