Modi govt clean, scandal-free, but lacks proper flagship schemes: TRS

The TRS floor leader in Lok Sabha said that their strategy for the presidential election slated next month would be decided by party chief and Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao.

By: PTI | Hyderabad | Published:June 8, 2017 6:54 pm

Senior TRS leader A P Jithender Reddy on Thursday praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s three-year “clean and scandal-free” governance, but said the Centre lacks “proper flagship programmes”. The TRS floor leader in Lok Sabha said that their strategy for the presidential election slated next month would be decided by party chief and Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao. “His (Modi’s) intentions are very good… whatever he is trying to do. It’s a clean government without any scandals,” Reddy told reporters giving his party’s assessment of three years of the Modi government.

“But still things (government’s development initiatives) are not getting landed (yet to achieve desired goals). They don’t have proper flagship programmes like we have done here (in Telangana) ‘Mission Bhagiratha’ and ‘Mission Kakatiya’,” the Mahabubnagar MP said. Mission ‘Bhagiratha’, a drinking water project and ‘Mission Kakatiya’ to rejuvenate village tanks are among the flagship programmes of the TRS government.

Reddy said the chief minister has also praised Modi. “KCR has said Modi has done very well, and it’s a non-corrupt government. He (KCR) likes the things Modi is doing. That’s what the CM has said. We are always with the (NDA) government only on issue-based grounds. If they do good, we say good. If they do wrong, we say wrong,” he said. Reddy said the TRS government enjoys a “good relationship” with the Centre.

“As a newly-born state, we want our state to grow. Our only intention is whatever has been promised in the State Reorganisation Act (which created Telangana), that should be given to us,” he said. On the strategy of the TRS vis-a-vis next month’s presidential election, Reddy said the chief minister, who is also the TRS chief, has been authorised to take a call on the issue. “We have given full power, our concerns to our president, the chief minister. So, when the time comes he will take a proper decision,” he said.

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  1. A
    Jun 8, 2017 at 7:43 pm
    Remember Vyapam scam.45 people killed.High ranking functionaries of MP govt implicated.What happened?Nothing!Any questions or programmes on TV?No! This was a huge scam and yet it was smothered.So I wouldn't call this a transparent govt which lets the law take its own course.
    1. R
      Jun 9, 2017 at 9:02 am
      Not only this, this government has not brought into force the lok pal Bill. Lalit Modi, a close ociate of politicians including Modi, Amit Shah is living lavishly abroad with government not bothered to bring him back. Vijay Mallya has been allowed to flee and after a year, arrest has been made in UK, only to be released on bail immediately after. This government strongly resists scrutiny of its actions or practices to avoid detection of its own misdeeds. Why it suspended Kirti Azad & continues to ignore Jaitley's mishand of DDCA for 13 long years? How Ye-ddurappa in south is being hailed by his government as a great leader despite him being steeped in corruption? Modi himself & his confidante Amit Shah's role in 2002 riots is fresh in minorities' mind even now. It is not merely perception of common citizens bihis own ex-PM lambasted him for this. Modi hails a highly corrupt Akali leader, Badal as Nelson Mandela of India.His government keeps everything under the wraps.....
      1. R
        Jun 9, 2017 at 9:16 am
        All Ministers & Police officers in Gujarat who unashamedly instigated or allowed killi ng of Muslims are out on bail. He managed all this by suppression of evidence abusing his powers earlier as CM & now as PM. The mandatory cap on funds to political parties by business houses has been removed by his cabinet, why? To allow free flow of funds into BJP coffers. Rather than terming it a clean government, it is the most cunning dispensation ever to have as sumed mantle of the government at the center. Only a politician in alliance with his government can dare to call it a clean government.