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TRS, Congress busy in minority appeasement: Amit Shah

IANS  |  Narayanpet (Telangana) 

Accusing both the TRS and of indulging in minority appeasement, Shah on Sunday said that parties falling at the feet of MIM can't develop Telangana.

Referring to (MIM) Akbaruddin Owaisi's statement that whoever became Minister of Telangana or undivided had to bow before his party, he said the parties who fall at the feet of the 'party of razakars' can't do any good to Telangana.

Addressing an election rally here, he reiterated that the (BJP) will not allow the (TRS) to provide 12 percent reservations to Muslims as there was no provision for religion-based quota in the Constitution.

He alleged that the was promising reservation for minorities in government contracts. "says if comes to power, it will build a separate hospital for minorities. What is the crime of the poor who are not from minorities?" asked Shah.

"What about temples?" he asked, referring to the Congress' promise to provide to mosques and churches.

"They are promising jobs to Urdu-knowing teachers. What will happen to Telugu-knowing teachers? They want to provide Rs 20 lakh for minority students going abroad for higher education but what about poor students from backward classes?"

The said this election was a triangular fight.

"On one side you have KCR who is keeping Telangana at the feet of MIM, on the other side you have Rahul Gandhi's Congress who sends to to embrace their The third is the BJP which is a team of patriots led by "

He said KCR imposed election expenditure of hundreds of crores by going for early polls instead of scheduled elections to Assembly and Lok Sabha in May next year. He said the was scared of Modi's popularity.



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First Published: Sun, December 02 2018. 15:40 IST