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Last Update: May 13, 2023, 21:10 IST
The ruling BRS said on Saturday Karnataka The election results will have no bearing on Telangana while people should be thanked for “rejecting ugly and divisive politics”.
However, the state unit of the Congress insisted that it would repeat its performance in Telangana in the coming elections.
BRS working president and minister KT Rama Rao congratulated the Congress party in Karnataka, which is set to form government in the southern state.
According to the Election Commission’s website, Congress has taken a clear lead by winning 107 seats and is ahead in 29 other seats.
He said, ‘Just as ‘Kerala Story’ failed to entertain the people of Karnataka, similarly the results of Karnataka elections will not affect Telangana.
Thank you people of Karnataka for rejecting ugly and divisive politics. Let Hyderabad and Bengaluru have a healthy competition to invest and build infrastructure for the betterment of India.
My best wishes to the new Congress government in Karnataka,” KTR tweeted.
BRS sources had earlier said that the party led by Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao is supporting the JD(S) in the Karnataka Assembly polls and has not fielded any candidate for the May 10 polls as its ally is in the fray. .
Buoyed by Congress’s victory in Karnataka, Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) president and MP A Revanth Reddy today expressed confidence that his party would achieve a similar victory in Telangana and subsequently in the 2024 Lok Sabha polls.
Congress leaders and workers celebrate at Gandhi Bhavan, the party headquarters in Telangana, here after their party’s success in the neighboring state.
“Karnataka results today will be repeated in Telangana tomorrow. Later, the Congress flag will fly high on the Red Fort,” Revanth Reddy told reporters after visiting a Hanuman temple here.
He claimed that the Karnataka election results would bring a tsunami of change in national politics.
He said that JD(S)’s failure in Karnataka elections is the defeat of the Chief Minister of Telangana.
Telangana assembly elections are due later this year.
Congress is trying hard to return to power in Telangana.
Apart from organizing various mass contact programs by individual leaders, the party recently organized a public rally which was attended by AICC General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra.
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