Ending months of hypothesis, Telangana chief minister Ok Chandrasekhar Rao on Monday formally introduced that he’s working with political strategist Prashant Kishor forward of the meeting elections to be held subsequent yr.
Rao, popularly often called KCR, stated that Kishor will likely be instrumental in bringing in a brand new path of ‘parivartan’ (change) within the nation amid his renewed efforts at stitching collectively an ‘anti-BJP’ entrance to tackle the Narendra Modi authorities on the Centre.
“This nation wants a change and that’s the reason Prashant Kishor will likely be working with me carefully. He has the artwork of doing correct surveys from the bottom. PK has been my greatest good friend for the final 7-8 years, he’s not a paid employee. He’s dedicated to the nation,” KCR stated.
Sources inside the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) authorities indicated that Prashant Kishor’s Indian Political Motion Committee (I-PAC) staff has already hit the bottom working by establishing its base in Hyderabad. A number of visits have been additionally made to Siddipet district that homes the chief minister’s constituency Gajwel, to evaluate the impression of TRS’s welfare schemes on the bottom.
Again in February, Kishor additionally held a closed-door assembly with chief minister KCR and his son KT Rama Rao on the latter’s Eravelli village farmhouse in Siddipet. The high-profile assembly was adopted by Kishor’s go to to KCR’s pet mission— the Kaleshwaram Raise Irrigation plan— together with actor-turned-politician Prakash Raj, a staunch critic of the BJP.
As Kishor chalks out a future technique for KCR who’s dealing with a menace from the BJP following its spectacular performances in two bypolls and the 2020 Better Hyderabad municipal elections, the TRS chief indicated that he will likely be assembly extra “like-minded leaders” within the coming days. His want to play a much bigger position in nationwide politics comes towards the backdrop of his latest conferences with Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren, Nationalist Congress Occasion chief Sharad Pawar, and Maharashtra CM and Shiv Sena supremo Uddhav Thackeray.
The BJP in Telangana, in the meantime, stated KCR is working out of concepts to counter the saffron social gathering’s rise within the state.
“It’s now evident that he requires exterior assist with PK to counter the BJP in Telangana. His press convention clearly showcases his frustration over the BJP’s sweeping victory in 4 out of 5 state elections,” stated BJP spokesperson Krishna Sagar Rao.