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Cong, TDP failed to protect Telangana's interests: TRS chief

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

TRS K Chandrasekhar Rao Tuesday attacked the opposition and for allegedly failing to protect Telangana's interests in the irrigation sector.

"Does the Congress, have the right (to seek votes) here? Why did they not do it (irrigation projects in undivided Andhra Pradesh)? How many years, how many decades, 30, 40 years we wept (for water). Shamelessly, the same party has come and is seeking votes here," he said, addressing a campaign rally at Alampur for the December 7 elections.

Rao has been critical of N Chandrababu Naidu for allegedly opposing irrigation projects in (in his capacity as the Minister of AP).

Rao, the caretaker Minister, also spoke about the various welfare schemes being implemented by his government like social security pension and the party's new promises.

TRS is going it alone in the Assembly polls. The and TDP are part of the 'People's Front' which also comprises the CPI and (TJS).

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First Published: Tue, December 04 2018. 22:10 IST