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TDP, Cong alliance 'unholy', says Telangana CM's son

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

and Telangana Minister K T Rama Wednesday slammed as 'unholy' the proposed alliance between the and for the coming assembly elections in the state, recalling that the regional party was founded by N T Rama to 'bury' the

"Elections have come and some strange are appearing. I have seen yesterday... Uttam Kumar Reddy (state president), (Chief) have come together," Rama Rao, son of Caretaker Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, said.

Taking a dig at Naidu, the said the former minister (NTR) had launched the to 'bury' the Congress and the credit for making it a 'junior partner' would go to him.

The "abominable" and "unholy" alliance gave a clear choice to the people between the Congress and in the elections, he claimed.

The Congress, TDP and held preliminary talks on Tuesday on forming a "grand alliance" to take on the TRS in the assembly polls.

Alleging that farmers faced misery during the long rule of Congress and TDP in undivided Andhra Pradesh, Rama said the choice is clear for the people to choose between those who were allegedly anti-farmer and those who are farmer-friendly (TRS).

was speaking at a meeting where senior Congress K R Suresh Reddy, who had served as Assembly Speaker in undivided AP, joined the TRS.

Meanwhile, former MLA A Rajender, who had quit the Congress, returned to the party fold on Wednesday in the presence of Uttam Kumar Reddy.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, September 12 2018. 21:00 IST