Terming Prime Minister Narendra Modi's recent Telangana visit, a "completely flop show", the Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) today said his claim of bringing down Urea prices is a "lie".
TPCC president N Uttam Kumar Reddy said if Centre was serious on the issues of farmers it should have linked the sale of Urea to the international prices which were down in the recent times.
He alleged that Centre has earned crores of rupees by the sale of Urea on high prices to the poor farmers across the country.
“Modi government sells petrol on higher prices contrary to the international prices of fuel and ridiculously claims to have sold Urea in a reasonable price,” Reddy told reporters here.
He further claimed that Modi and state Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao both tried to take credit for the projects that were started during the Congress regime in the state.
He lashed out at the state government for laxity in taking proper action against a local BJP MLA who supported beating of Dalits in the name of cow on social media.
Reddy alleged that the KCR government was strengthening “fascist” forces in the state.
According to the TPCC chief, the entire programme saw the PM and KCR heaping praises on each other.
“This is an indication that the TRS would sail with the BJP in near future,” he said.
Meanwhile, Leader of Opposition in Telangana State Legislative Council Mohammed Ali Shabbir described Modi’s love for Dalits and minorities as “fake”.
“The Prime Minister neither reacted on Rohit Vemula’s suicide nor he did he act on Dadri incident when Akhlaq Hussain was lynched to death in the name of ‘Gau Raksha’. It was his silence that encouraged attacks on Dalits and Minorities. He indirectly supported the acts of violence and now shedding crocodile tears to hide his failures,” alleged Shabbir.
He further alleged that KCR has completely failed to get any categorical assurance for the state from the Centre during Modi’s visit.
“Why KCR did not raised the issue of High Court bifurcation in Gajwel public meeting. Contrary to the accusations made by TRS leaders in recent past of the Centre ignoring Telangana State, KCR was all praise for Modi and his governance. Both Modi and KCR patted each other for doing nothing and cheated the people of Telangana,” he alleged.