After Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao launched scathing attacks at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP’s Bandaru Dattatreya dared the Telangana chief minister to quit politics if the BJP came back to power for a second time.
Hyderabad: Former Union minister and Secunderabad MP Bandaru Dattatreya dared Telangana chief minister and TRS president K Chandrasekhar Rao to quit politics, if the BJP came back in power once again.
Dattatreya said that the KCR and TRS working president KT Rama Rao to take up 'political sanyasi' if the BJP received 300 seats in the upcoming Lok Sabha election.
Dattatreya addressed a press conference in Hyderabad where he said that he found KCR's statement about not being in the race for Prime Minister's post, ridiculous. He further said that no party recognises KCR as a Prime Ministerial candidate.
Bandaru Dattatreya had also said that the NDA government had given Rs 30,000 crore grant and was ready to debate with KCR on the issue. This after KCR had initiated a debate on the financial assistance provided by the Centre.
Dattatreya demanded KCR to apologise to the country for criticising Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
In his statement, Dattatreya said, "KCR is forgetting his stature and is criticising the Prime Minister without any reason."
Dattatreya pointed out that the BJP's graph has been on the rise while the graph kept going down for the TRS.
Speaking about KCR's federal front, Dattatreya stated, "It doesn't even have a tent."
On Wednesday, Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao had claimed that the Prime Minister turned out to be an "utter flop" despite having a complete majority in the Lok Sabha.
"Modi ji has been Prime Minister for the last five years with complete majority and complete opportunity. But what good happened?" he questioned.
Referring to Modi government's reported promise to bring back the black money stashed abroad and deposit Rs 15 lakh in the bank account of every citizen in 2014, he alleged that no sincere efforts had been made.
Statements against the Prime Minister come from jittery opposition ahead of the Lok Sabha election. Andhra Pradesh and Telangana will go to polls on April 11.
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Last Updated Apr 4, 2019, 4:42 PM IST