Andhra CM slams TRS chief for remarks on PM
Speaking at a protest meet on Monday, Rao had said: “How long will it take in this wretched nation to achieve Telangana state? The PM does not even have the powers to sign a cheque and they still want to hold talks.”
His comments united the Congress ranks, as they turned the heat on him and the TRS party. Congress MLA from Sangareddy Jagga Reddy lodged a police complaint against the TRS chief for insulting the nation and its leaders.
Speaking to the media, the CM said KCR’s language revealed his true stature and culture. “For a leader of a political party, it is unbecoming of him to use such language. After all, he is the leader of a sub-regional party which hardly wins any seats even in Telangana,” he said.
“Agreed that a decision on Telangana has been delayed because the Centre felt more consultation are needed but then the demand for a separate state has been there for more than 60 years. So what if the Congress party asks for a little more time. Does it mean you abuse the nation and its leaders? The language you use reveals your character and background. You mind your language or you will face the consequences,’’ he said.
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