Congress paid value for making new state “Telangana”: Sonia Gandhi
Author: Desk November 24, 2018
UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Friday said the Congress carven out Telangana state, tho’ it had to pay a political pay for it.
Sonia Gandhi was on her 1st visit to Telangana once it came into being as a separate state in 2014.
She was apparently touching on the drubbing Congress AP state in Lok Sabha and Assembly elections in 2014.
Sonia Gandi was addressing a huge public meeting at Medchal close to Hyderabad to formally start off the campaign of People’s Front headed by the Congress for successive month’s elections to Telangana Assembly.
The Congress Supremo projected herself as the ‘mother of Telangana’ and said that she is feeling happy to be in Telangana as same as a mother would feel happy to see her kid after several days.
Stating that elections are a chance for individuals to urge eliminate this tough state of affairs, she appealed to individuals to use the facility of a vote to show TRS a lesson and produce Congress and its allies to power with a large majority.
“I keep in mind what difficulties we have a tendency to had to face in taking a choice to create Telangana state. it absolutely was not a simple task,” said Sonia Gandhi recalling the passage of the bill in Parliament by Congress-led UPA government for bifurcation of the state.
Amid loud cheers, Ms. Sonia further said, “We unbroken the interests of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh before us, however, your emotions and aspirations gave Dr. Manmohan Singh, Rahul Gandhi et al the strength, sanctioning us to require this huge call.”
The Congress leader said they felt the pain of state which was why they declared special schemes and secure special class standing thereto state.
Ms.Sonia assured individuals of the state that the Congress stands by the commitment it created as well as the special class standing.
Recalling that Telangana was achieved on the shibboleth of “water, funds, and jobs”, she alleged that TRS did not live up to the expectations of individuals.
Stating that farmers were nevertheless to urge water for irrigation, she said their suicides were continued. Gandhi same the youth were still looking ahead to jobs.
“The government of the alliance won’t work for one person except for all the individuals of the state. it’ll work to deal with the issues of farmers, offer employment to youth and carry all sections individuals with it.”