Hyderabad, November 29: On Judgment Day of the campaigning for Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) elections, Union Home Minister Amit Shah arrived within the Telangana capital. Shah, within the final reach bent voters, said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won’t only increase its seats tally, but is about to say majority within the local body. Hyderabad’s Next Mayor are going to be From BJP, Says Amit Shah, Promises to finish ‘Nizam Culture, Appeasement’
“I want to thank people of Hyderabad for showing immense support to BJP. I’m confident after roadshow that this point BJP isn’t fighting to extend its seats or strengthen its presence, but this point Mayor of Hyderabad are going to be from our party,” Shah said.
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The former BJP president also reiterated the party’s poll plank of ending the “Nizam culture” and therefore the “politics of appeasement”. Shah claimed that Hyderabad would realise its potential of a contemporary IT hub only the town is governed as per democratic principles.
“We will free Hyderabad from the ‘Nizam culture’ and work towards constructing a contemporary and new city flush with democratic principles. We’ll take it faraway from dynastic politics without doing any appeasement,” he added.
Shah also lashed out at Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao and AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi, holding them liable for the alleged lack of development in parts of Hyderabad. He also asked both the political leaders to elucidate, “where they were” when floods hit the town last month.
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“When I take action then they create ruckus in Parliament. Tell them to offer in writing that Bangladeshis and Rohingyas need to be evicted…who takes their side in Parliament?” Shah remarked, in response to Owaisi’s recent comment during which he said that the house Minister is responsible if infiltrators are settled in Hyderabad.
The 150-member Hyderabad municipal body is going to be contested on December 1. The State committee would declare the results on December 4. Within the 2015 elections, the TRS had won 99 seats, followed by 44 corporators of the AIMIM winning.