“We welcome not only the TRS but any party which is against the BJP. We welcome all such parties to be a part of our grand alliance,” Naidu told reporters, when asked whether a Congress-led grand alliance will join hands with the TRS.
Nizamabad is represented by Telangana Rashtra Samiti’s K Kavitha, daughter of CM K Chandrashekar Rao. There are 185 candidates contesting from Nizamabad, including 175 angry turmeric farmers, who filed their nominations to draw attention to their plight.
Kicking off his party's poll campaign from Karimnagar on Sunday, the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) president stressed on the need for an "alternative federal politics" in the country and said he would play a major role.
The elections had been held in a joint Andhra Pradesh then. Seat-wise, the tally stood at 11 of the 17 seats that now fall in Telangana for the TRS, two for the Congress, and one each for the YSR Congress Party, BJP, TDP and AIMIM.
Calling the proposed grouping a “neutral front”, TRS Lok Sabha MP Kalvakuntla Kavitha on Wednesday said the BJP-led NDA has “failed miserably” in keeping its promises and also ruled out the possibility of her party joining the Congress-led UPA.
K Chandrashekhar Rao’s Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) has swept Telangana. For the BJP, more than losing the election, the fact that these numbers put its dream to enter southern India on hold should be of greater concern.
K Chandrashekhar Rao will continue as Chief Minister of Telangana for a second term. The victory is, for the most part, not a surprise. But here’s what worked in his favour. And what about the Congress-TDP alliance? Liz Mathew breaks it down.
Hyderabad, Jan 14 (ANI): Bogi festival or Bhogi, the first day of the three-day Sankranti festival, is being celebrated in both Andhra Pradesh and Telangana from the early hours on Thursday. People returned to their respective native places to celebrate the festival with families. The harvesting festival is celebrated with much pomp in the coastal districts in Andhra Pradesh. Telangana Rashtra Samithi party leader Kalvakuntla Kavitha participated in the Bhogi fire celebration in the early hours at KBR Park in the city. She said that Bhogi is a three day festival and is celebrated by holding a campfire which signifies shedding ills in oneself.