Claiming that every MP would be important in government formation post the Lok Sabha polls,TRS working president K T Rama Rao Tuesday said the party should win 16 of the total of 17 seats to ensure that Telangana gets various projects for its development.
The TRS has said it aims to win 16 seats in the April 11 Lok Sabha polls in Telangana, leaving the Hyderabad segment to to its ally AIMIM, headed by Asaduddin Owaisi.
"... the country is running like that today. If Mamata Banerjee is railway minister, all rails (projects) go to West Bengal. If Lalu Prasad Yadav ji is railway minister, all rail projects go to Bihar," Rao, son of Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, said.
"...Every MP is going be crucial" he said and referred to the TRS election symbol of car, 'Sir' (an apparent reference to Chandrasekhar Rao) and padaharu (16 seats).
"Let's go with the slogan to win all 16," he said.
Telangana goes to polls in the first phase on April 11.
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