Questions Raising Over Naidu's Silence After Telangana Elections

December 08, 2018 13:36
Questions Raising Over Naidu's Silence After Telangana Elections

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Questions Raising Over Naidu's Silence After Telangana Elections:- Telugu Desam Party Chief Chandrababu Naidu after aggressively campaigning against K Chandrashekar Rao in Telangana and played a critical role in Telangana Assembly Elections is tight-lipped after the elections, though, leaders of all political parties in Telangana have come out and exuded confidence over their party's winning prospects.

Even after Lagadapati Rajagopal's exit poll verdict that is in favor of Praja Kutami which he predicted between 55 to 65, Chandrababu's stoic silence on Telangana is giving rise to several questions among pro-TDP voters.

Given that all prominent national media including Times Now, India Today, Republic TV have given a clear edge to the TRS, Chandrababu's silent after the election is worrying the TDP's fans in Telangana who wished to see TDP playing a dominant role in the state where it had ruled for so long.

Focus on Andhra Pradesh

Shortly after the Telangana's campaign date, Chandrababu has turned his absolute focus onto Andhra Pradesh. He has signed Future Mobility Partnership with Kia Motors in Amaravati.

On the crucial D-day in Telangana, Chandrababu Naidu has interacted with the Union Delegation team from the Centre to whom he has appealed to do justice to the state. Naidu has explained the damage incurred to the state due to Cyclone Titli in Srikakulam, Vizianagaram districts besides the drought in Rayalaseema region. Naidu has sought the Centre to release Rs 1401.54 Crore as an immediate relief towards the drought in the state.

Of 1401.54 Crore, the state has sought an input subsidy of Rs 979.83 Crore to farming, Rs 1.85 Crore to horticulture farming, Rs 124.58 Crore to rural drinking water distribution and hygiene, 133.21 Crore to drinking water, RS 162.06 Crore to the animal husbandry department.

Kadapa, Anantapur, Kurnool, Chittoor, Nellore, Prakasam districts said to be suffering to the core. Even the officials from the Union Delegation have assured of doing their best.

Naidu told officials that farmers should not be taken for granted and the government should not let to create an unrest among farmers. Chandrababu told the central government officials that the Center's help is not all sufficient to the state.

Naidu also raised the issue of bifurcation of the state and said he had raised the problems of AP during the bifurcation itself, but no one had predicted these. He asked the Union Government to release funds to AP.

By Sowmya

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