October 3, 2022

Opposition presidential candidate Yashwant Sinha’s go to to Hyderabad has put the Telangana unit of the Congress in a repair. The Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS), which is supporting Sinha, put up a present of energy however the Congress, which can be supporting Sinha, stayed away. The Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) had earlier determined to not obtain Sinha on the airport or work together with him throughout his go to.

“Though Sinha is the joint candidate of events against the BJP, in Telangana, the Congress is rival of the TRS. So when the TRS determined to organise the welcome, the TPCC selected to remain away as a result of it’s our rival,’’ TPCC chief A Revanth Reddy stated.

Nonetheless, Congress chief V Hanumanthu Rao turned up on the Begumpet airport to obtain Sinha alongside Chief Minister Okay Chandrashekar Rao and others.

TPCC working president and MLA T Jagga Reddy stoked controversy Saturday when he stated what was mistaken in interacting with Sinha. “The Congress is supporting him, so why can not we meet him? We’re part of the anti-BJP Opposition. A gathering with Sinha can he held individually the place the TRS just isn’t current,’’ he stated.

Nonetheless, the TPCC caught to its stand. Revanth Reddy stated that the Congress within the state want to preserve a distance from the TRS.

TRS leaders have been additionally unwilling to share the dais with the Congress as they have been reportedly upset with Rahul Gandhi’s feedback in opposition to the TRS authorities and Chief Minister Okay Chandrashekar Rao at a public assembly at Warangal on Could 6.

Sources stated that TPCC leaders additionally took objection to Sinha agreeing to fulfill the TRS first earlier than approaching them. On June 27, whereas Rahul Gandhi accompanied Sinha when he went to file his nomination papers, Telangana minister KT Rama Rao went on behalf of the TRS.

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