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KCR meets Deve Gowda, discuss proposed front

IANS  |  Bengaluru/Hyderabad 

Telangana K Rao on Friday discussed the proposed people's front with former H.D. Deve in Bengaluru.

The Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) chief, who along with some top party leaders reached Bengaluru in a special aircraft, called on Janata Dal-Secular and discussed national

Deve Gowda's son and former and well-known were also present during the meeting.

KCR, as Rao is popularly known, later told reporters that he came to Bengaluru to seek Deve Gowda's blessings and the extended his support to the initiative to form a front.

He reiterated that the front was proposed not to play "silly politics" but was aimed at bringing qualitative change in the country's He said the front would bring together farmers and masses of

KCR said both the and BJP, who together ruled for over 65 years, miserably failed to deliver. He said the national agenda of the proposed front will be unveiled before 2019 and any party who agrees to this agenda can join the front.

"Whosoever agrees to agenda will be welcomed. We will provide room for everybody," he said.

Deve is the second key KCR had called after proposing the front. Last month, he had discussed the proposal with West Bengal and Trinamool leader

Former Jharkhand Chief Minister of the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha and had also extended their support to KCR's efforts.

Meanwhile, KCR declared his support to JD-S in the next month's elections and appealed to Telugu speaking people living in to vote for it. He said he was ready to campaign for the party in Hyderabad-Karnataka region and wherever his services were required.

Referring to Cauvery water dispute between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, the said the inaction and inability of and the was to be blamed for this and other inter-state water disputes. He said though had 30,000 TMC excess water, there was no water for drinking and for irrigation in many parts of the country.



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First Published: Fri, April 13 2018. 20:54 IST