Former Chhattisgarh chief minister Ajit Jogi today spoke to Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao over phone and expressed support for the plan to float a third front-like formation, Mr Rao's office said.
However, according to BJP sources, the party is highly confident after its sweeping win in Tripura and establishing itself as a dominant party in the northeastern belt. "He has given the best governance in Telangana during the last four years and made Telangana a progressive and number one state in the country", said Owaisi.
"There is a possibility of investigation of some past and present corrupt practices by CM KCR (as the chief minister is popularly known)", he told PTI. "It is unusual that the chief minister is calling Prime Minister Narendra Modi a friend and rival in the same breath", Reddy said.
Khairtabad legislator C Ramchandra Reddy and around 200 party workers were taken into preventive custody by police in the wake of call give by BJP against Mr. Rao's "disparaging" words against Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently.
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Mamata agreed with Rao's opinion that there is a necessity for qualitative change in the country's politics. People are vexed now. "I am insignificant", Owaisi remarked on whether he will be part of the proposed alliance.
He claimed that the Congress failed to deliver after the 2009 elections, and the BJP also did not live up to the people's expectations since it came to power at the Centre in 2014. "I would reiterate that KCR can definitely play and should play an important role in getting all the non-Congress and the non-BJP parties (together) and that is what he hinted at yesterday". People are looking for a change. Moreover the left party leaders mainly CPM National General Secretary Sitaram Yechury also shared his views on the need of emergence of a third front before 2019 elections. Discussions are going on. "How do I satisfy them with 50 per cent reservation?" he said while calling for real cooperative federalism. He is my good friend. He also said that numerous MPs have called him and assured him of their support. "But if they are held, we are ready for it", he said.