Will make Rahul Gandhi's 'Bharat Jodo Yatra' successful; Revanth Reddy
He said the padayatra will go on for 148 days from Kanyakumari to Kashmir covering a distance of 3,500 km.
HYDERABAD: Telangana Congress party chief Revanth Reddy said that Rahul Gandhi will hold the 'Bharat Jodo Yatra' to highlight Prime Minister Narendra Modi's anti-people policies. He said that Modi's policies deceiving all sections of people, including farmers and the unemployed.
Revanth Reddy Congress said that he would make all-out efforts to make Rahul Gandhi's Bharat Jodo Padayatra a huge success in Telangana. He said the yatra will commence on October 2 and enter Telangana via Raichur in Karnataka at Maktal in Mahbubnagar district. The last point of yatra in Telangana is Jukkal before it enters Maharashtra at Nanded, he added.
The TPCC chief said that the objective of Rahul Gandhi's yatra is to reassure the people. He said the padayatra will go on for 148 days from Kanyakumari to Kashmir covering a distance of 3,500 km. As part of this, the Congress will take up 25 km of the yatra everyday and pass through 12 states besides two Union Territories.
Taking a dig at Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, Revanth said that the state government did not care to address the issues arising out of heavy rains. He said that KCR was unmoved by the floods situation and was only interested in politics. He said that the Kaleshwaram project, which was now submerged, was mired in corruption. Revanth said that the cost of the project was increased to Rs 1,40,000 crores. He alleged that the Kaleshwaram project was in this situation due to faulty design, negligence and corruption.
Revanth demanded immediate relief measures to be taken in the rain-affected areas and the current and road repair works should be completed immediately. Similarly, he said that all resources should be provided to the people. "The state government should send a report to the Centre and seek immediate help and Union Minister Kishan Reddy should explain the situation of the state to the Prime Minister and Home Ministers and see that they tour the state," he said.