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KCR trying to split non-NDA parties, says CPI

IANS  |  Hyderabad 

The (CPI) on Thursday alleged that was trying to split non-NDA parties in the name of a

CPI said the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) chief was making no effort to meet the leaders of the constituents of the BJP-led to invite them to join his proposed

Reddy said while the Left parties had no reservation over efforts to bring together the regional parties, the manner in which KCR was pursuing his efforts had raised serious doubts about his real intentions.

The CPI told reporters that the TRS had so far held talks only with the parties which were either part of the Congress-led (UPA) or which were likely to support it.

"Why is KCR not holding talks with Akali Dal, the party which was fighting for the rights of the states and for a true a federal set up? Why is he not inviting to join the or making an appeal to other constituents of NDA?" asked Reddy.

The CPI said that even before the completion of the Lok Sabha elections, KCR had resumed his efforts to form a Federal Front by visiting various states.

He was referring to TRS leader's recent meetings with and DMK

Reddy said during the last five years there was not even one instance where KCR criticized the He said the backed every move by the

Predicting a fractured verdict and a hung Parliament, Sudhakar Reddy said the formation of a government without the support of either the BJP or was not possible. He appealed to all regional and secular parties to come together to form a non-BJP government.

"More than the power, the country's future should be important. The need of the hour is to protect democracy, secularism and the Constitution ," he said.

Slamming the for cutting short the election campaign in by a day, the CPI leader alleged that the poll panel had lost its credibility.

He alleged that the BJP resorted to violence during its Amit Shah's rally in Kolkata and insulted Bengal's culture by vandalizing the bust of Ishwar

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First Published: Thu, May 16 2019. 17:00 IST
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