Nizamabad: Chief Minister and TRS president K. Chandrasekhar Rao said on Tuesday that it was not the job of politicians to decide whether it was Ram Janmabhoomi or Ravan Janmabhoomi.
Stating that the BJP was a Hindu party and was trying to extract political benefits by resorting to the politics of hatred, he made it clear that political parties should concentrate on welfare of people not on religious issues. The Supreme Court will decide that, he said.
Addressing a massive gathering at a public meeting at Governm-ent Giriraj College grounds in the Nizamabad Lok Sabha constituency, the TRS president said that he is an outspoken person and is not afraid of anyone murdering him.
Referring to the criticism by BJP leaders of his speech at Karimnagar, the Chief Minister said the BJP has started a vicious tirade against him on social media. “Yours is political Hindutva and ours is religious Hindutva,” he said.
Maintaining that the national parties are trembling because of his outspoken speech in Karimnagar, he said that independent India has been ruled by the Congress for 53 years and by the BJP for 11 years, but they failed to build a constructive nation.
What is needed is people-centric rule and this would be possible only through a Federal Front government. He said that China, Japan, Singapore and other countries achieved enormous development with meagre resources, but in India, plenty of resources have been ignored because of “meaningless politics”.
Mr Rao said, “We need reforms in economic, foreign, administration, power sector and other policies.”
He came down heavily on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, saying both their parties are just changing the names of government schemes when they are in power, and they do not have the national interest or people-centric issues in mind.
He pointed out that there is 3.44 lakh MW power potential in India, which is producing a mere 1.80 lakh MW, which has plunged farmers into a crisis. There is a huge population of Backward Classes in the country, but no ministry for them at the centre.
Mr Rao urged the people to think wisely to change the fate of India by electing parties that have the people’s welfare at heart....