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Telangana battle between nationalist BJP, anti-national opposition: Amit Shah

ANI  |  Narayanpet (Telangana) 

With just a few days left for elections, (BJP) on Sunday said that state's electoral battle is between the "nationalist BJP and the anti-opposition."

Addressing a rally in Telangana's Narayanpet, Shah said, "There is going to be a tripartite battle here. On one side there is and its and state's caretaker Minister K who made Telangana kneel before All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) and on other there is who sent (Navjot Singh) Sidhu to hug army and on the third side there are nationalists led by "

Accusing the party and TRS of resorting to appeasement to woo the minorities, Shah said, "Telangana in its manifesto promised to Masjids and Churches but not for Temples. Both TRS and Congress are engaged in minority appeasement. We are against the reservation on the basis of religion. However, has proposed 12 percent reservation for the minorities."

The added that the is afraid of and this is why it does not celebrate the Telangana Shah further promised that if the BJP comes to power in the state, Telangana would be celebrated in a grand manner.

The election in Telangana is scheduled to be held on December 7, while counting of votes will take place on December 11.

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First Published: Sun, December 02 2018. 19:55 IST