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Naidu was behind police attack on me in 1999: Owaisi

IANS  |  Hyderabad 

MIM on Monday alleged that Minister was behind the police attack on him in 1999 as he was to campaign for the party.

With both (TDP) and targeting (MIM) during their joint campaigning for Telangana polls, the MP hit back at them.

Terming Rahul's remarks against MIM as his show of arrogance, Owaisi said the should know that he took the police blows for his party.

Addressing a MIM election rally in on Monday night, Owaisi recalled that personnel badly assaulted him on September 22, 1999 in the old city of

He said former Minister and Congress had revealed to his father that the police attacked him on the orders of then of undivided Chandrababu as he was to leave for Guntur to campaign for the Congress party.

Taking strong exception to Rahul Gandhi's allegation that he had secret deal with BJP, Owaisi wondered how he was nice for Congress when he supported it from 1998 to 2012.

The MP also reminded the Congress president that he personally went to jail to meet YSR Congress to seek his party's support for the candidature of Pranab Mukherjee in the

Owaisi also revealed that in 1996 when a man was killed in police firing in Hyderabad and he wanted a debate in Assembly, Chandrababu Naidu deliberately kept the debate a day after his (Owaisi's) marriage so that he could not participate in it. The MIM chief still rushed to Assembly the next day at 7 a.m. to participate in the debate.



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First Published: Tue, December 04 2018. 01:26 IST