congress: BJP, Congress leaders’ Telangana visits put spotlight back on farmers’ woes

Farmer issues are to take center stage in Telangana as BJP chief JP Nadda heads the state on Thursday and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi plans to meet families of farmers who committed suicide over the years this weekend.

While Gandhi is expected to address a rally in Warangal and hold farmer-specific meetings, BJP president JP Nadda is also scheduled to visit Mahbubnagar on Thursday, while Home Minister Amit Shah is expected to attend the BJP’s ongoing Praja Sangram Yatra on May 14. expected to participate.

Gandhi’s first political visits after a short break and a personal visit to Nepal, which sparked controversy over his visit to a nightclub in Kathmandu, also curiously raised the anti-TRS tone that is expected in his visit. will be seen from Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao has begun meetings with regional parties for an anti-BJP front, and has also roped in political strategist Prashant Kishor to solidify his party’s strategy. Assembly elections are due in Telangana next year. Kishor’s talks to join the Congress recently failed, and one of the reasons was his affiliation with regional parties like TRS, which are in opposition to the Congress.

K Keshava Rao (KK), TRS general secretary and Rajya Sabha MP, said regarding farmers, “The truth was in front of everyone, as the KCR-led state government not only encouraged crop diversification, but also ensured highest production It was paddy.” “Even when the Center refused to procure our paddy on the pretext of boiled rice, we are looking for a solution. I will not waste time replying to Rahul Gandhi as the farmers of the state know that How much has the CM done for them.”

The BJP claimed that Rahul Gandhi has no “moral right” to visit Telangana after the highest number of farmer suicides during the UPA’s tenure, organizing a mega rally in Hyderabad against the TRS on Thursday, while the TRS called for its It was decided to protest at the district level against Centre’s Paddy Procurement Policy Congress state president Revanth Reddy has appealed to the farmers of the state to “send at least one member of their family to Rahul Gandhi’s rally, who will see a solution to their problems”. Those with knowledge of the matter said that the rally was an attempt to boost the morale of Congress workers and strengthen the organization of the party, especially in the south and south-east regions of the state, especially places like Nalgonda, Warangal and Khammam. Where the Congress party still has a hold.

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