Veteran Telangana Congress Leader Sarve Satyanarayana Ditches Party to Join BJP
At a time when Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi are tenting in Goa for good well being, veteran Telangana Congress chief Sarve Satyanarayana ditched the occasion on Saturday to hitch Bharatiya Janata Get together (BJP).
“I’m becoming a member of the BJP as a result of the nation wants the management of Narendra Modi and Amit Shah within the circumstances it’s going by,” mentioned Satyanarayana as he jumped ship.
He additionally praised Telangana BJP leaders for his or her good work. “No matter be the scenario, poor folks needs to be helped. Modi has additionally resolved to make India numero uno on the planet,” mentioned the 66-year-old former Congress chief.
Satyanarayana mentioned he didn’t yield to ‘operation akarsh’ (unofficial programme to poach politicians from completely different events) and the parleys for his BJP becoming a member of have been taking place within the background for the previous six months.
“BJP representatives from Delhi have have been despatched to fulfill me, I used to be additionally referred to as to Delhi for negotiations. All these items occurred. They mentioned my becoming a member of in BJP could be very good. Particularly Dalit leaders from south India,” he mentioned.
Nevertheless, Satyanarayana mentioned he didn’t request any assurances from BJP however they advised him that he would get ‘good’ alternatives.
“I acquired positions based mostly on my work and management. I by no means requested any occasion to guarantee me some place then I’ll be a part of,” asserted the brand new Dalit BJP chief.
Nevertheless, he declined to touch upon the state of Congress occasion.
In line with Satyanarayna, if there was any rival to BJP within the state, it’s the incumbent Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS).
“We may have a contest with the TRS authorities. Individuals are uninterested in TRS, they aren’t working nicely. Each one dreamed that ‘Bangaru (golden) Telangana’ will come after the formation of the brand new state however the reign went into one household,” he lamented.
Although folks dreamed of many good issues corresponding to jobs, homes and others, Satyanarayana claimed nothing of that kind was taking place.
Throughout the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) – II, Satyanarayana labored because the minister of state for highway transport and highways.
There was a time when he even touched the toes of Rahul Gandhi, who was 16 years youthful than him in gratitude for some recognition when he was in Congress.
Previously few days, many former Telangana Congress stalwarts deserted the occasion which as soon as had a strong and vast base.
“Sonia Gandhi’s gamble of bifurcating united Andhra Pradesh to reap political dividends actually didn’t repay. The truth is it backfired so potently that the grand previous occasion has suffered an irrecoverable blow,” Talluri Raj Kumar, a YSRCP chief from West Godavari district in Andhra Pradesh, advised IANS.
Former Hyderabad mayor Banda Karthika Reddy, former Serilingampally MLA Bikshapathi Yadav and others have additionally freshly ditched Congress for BJP.