No municipal tax for home with a building area of less than 500 sft, new Building Regularization Scheme (BRS) and free tap connection and delivery of quality water for all holders of the white ration card are some of the promises made by Congress if the party is voted on the power in the municipalities and companies.
Chairman of the Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) and Member of Parliament of Nalgonda N. Uttam Kumar Reddy, along with AICC spokesman Dasoju Sravan, unveiled the manifesto of the party election party, which he described as a Vision Document for the comprehensive development of urban local authorities.
Mr. Uttam Kumar Reddy spoke to Facebook leaders and workers in a live interaction program on social media platform on Thursday and said that the TRS has no right to request votes because the state government has failed to provide drinking water in municipal areas through Mission Bhagiratha.
He recalled that Prime Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao had announced at the meeting in December 2014 that TRS would not seek votes if his government failed to provide drinking water through the Mission Bhagiratha program. The scheme failed because people in many municipalities and municipal companies did not get the promised safe drinking water through taps.
The TPCC chief said no urban infrastructure had been developed or even improved in the last six years. He said the existing infrastructure development was during the previous congress regimes.
Mr Reddy said that KCR had forgotten all the election promises made in 2014 and again in 2018, and appealed to the people to teach TRS an “appropriate lesson” in municipal elections.
Even after completing a year in the second installment, the TRS government did not abandon crop loans up to £ 1 lakh and had forgotten the promises of unemployment benefit of £ 3,016 per month, double bedroom for weaker sections, 12% reservation for Muslims and STs.
He said that in the municipal elections people should vote for the Congress Party if they want to put pressure on the government to deliver on election promises.
He appealed to minorities not to trust KCR because TRS has a secret alliance with the BJP and that was why KCR was reluctant to openly oppose CAA, NRC and NPR. He reiterated the demand that a special session of the Telangana Legislative Assembly be convened to adopt a resolution rejecting CAA and NRC in Telangana.
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