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TRS pooh-poohs Yogi Adityanath's pitch on renaming Karimnagar

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

The Rashtra Samiti Thursday pooh-poohed Yogi Adityanath's statement on renaming if the BJP came to power in Telangana, saying it's a non-issue.

Addressing an election rally Wednesday at in the poll-bound Telangana, Adityanath said: "If the BJP comes to power in then BJP will work for renaming district into 'Karipuram' and respect your sentiments."

"That's nobody's agenda in Karimnagar," the Deputy Leader of in Lok Sabha, B Vinod Kumar, retorted on Adityanath's renaming pitch.

"It's his (Adityanath's) own fascination. It's in nobody's thoughts in Karimnagar. No body asked for it (renaming). It's for the first time that I have heard (somebody favouring name change)," the told

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First Published: Thu, December 06 2018. 16:25 IST