The Bharatiya Janata Get together (BJP) is trying to elevate the pitch in opposition to Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) in Telangana in an election 12 months with a number of Union Ministers and senior leaders making a beeline to the state.
The saffron celebration is planning a high-profile blitzkrieg to go on the offensive in opposition to BRS, the brand new title adopted not too long ago by Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) to go pan-India.
Political analysts imagine that the BJP is trying to proceed the tempo constructed final 12 months with a collection of visits by celebration prime weapons and celebration programmes.
Although Meeting elections are scheduled in direction of the top of the 12 months, the potential for Chief Minister Ok. Chandrasekhar Rao preponing the identical just isn’t dominated out and maintaining this in view the BJP is galvanising itself into the ballot mode.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is predicted to guide from the entrance by addressing a public assembly in Hyderabad in February. He was scheduled to go to the state on January 19 however the go to was postponed.
The Prime Minister’s go to was finalised a few days after the BRS held inaugural assembly at Khammam, which was attended by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav and CPI common secretary D. Raja.
With Telangana Chief Minister KCR bracing for an lively function within the nationwide politics by portraying pan-India picture and bringing non-BJP events on a typical platform to attain the widespread aim of throwing out Modi authorities out of energy in 2024, the BJP is outwardly trying to mount strain on him in his residence turf.
As a part of efforts to attain its bold goal of capturing energy in Telangana, the BJP will probably be unleashing an aggressive blitz. Within the subsequent few days, a number of Union Ministers are scheduled to descend on Telangana.
Union House Minister Amit Shah can also be anticipated to go to the state later this month. He might go to Komaram Bheem Asifabad district and go to Jodeghat the place Gond chief Kumaram Bheem had laid down his life whereas preventing forces of Nizam, the ruler of then Hyderabad State.
Political analysts say the proposed go to of Shah will assist BJP construct a powerful narrative in opposition to KCR-led authorities. The saffron celebration has been concentrating on him for not celebrating September 17 as Liberation Day as a result of its ‘appeasement politics’ and concern of his ally the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM).
“The BJP might search for extra such alternatives to step up its assault on KCR within the run-up to the polls,” says an analyst.
BJP leaders have been slamming KCR for friendship with Owaisi’s celebration, implementation of 4 per cent reservation for Muslims and the proposal to boost the quota to 12 per cent and second official language standing to Urdu.
Because the elections draw nearer, the saffron celebration is prone to intensify efforts to capitalise on delicate points for polarisation alongside spiritual strains.
The BJP in Telangana has been aggressive ever because it bagged 4 Lok Sabha seats within the state in 2019 and scored victories in two Meeting by-elections in 2020 and 2021 and considerably elevated its tally in Better Hyderabad Municipal Company (GHMC).
Projecting itself as the one viable various to TRS (now BRS), the BJP leaders see a sensible likelihood of coming to energy within the state in 2023.
The BJP has been raking up emotive points which might assist in garnering votes of the bulk neighborhood, particularly in constituencies in and round Hyderabad and different city pockets of the state.
After Bandi Sanjay turned the BJP state president in 2020, the celebration went into an overdrive to attract political mileage from delicate points. In what’s seen as an try and problem AIMIM on its residence turf, he launched his state-wide Praja Sangram Yatra from Bhagyalaxmi temple abutting historic Charminar.
The truth is this temple, whose legality was questioned a number of instances prior to now sparking communal tensions, has develop into the point of interest of BJP’s politics during the last couple of years.
BJP launched its ballot marketing campaign in GHMC elections in 2020 from the identical temple. It was additionally visited by Union House Minister Amit Shah throughout GHMC polls and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in July throughout BJP’s nationwide govt committee assembly right here.
Bandi Sanjay, who can also be a member of Lok Sabha from Karimnagar, allegedly delivered a hate speech in Could. Police complaints had been filed in opposition to him at numerous police stations within the state for making provocative remarks in opposition to mosques and madarsas.
The BJP chief demanded digging underneath all mosques. Alleging that Muslim rulers in Telangana demolished a number of temples and constructed mosques over them, demanded digging work in any respect mosques, saying there was a risk of discovering Shiva Lingams beneath.
The BJP MP additionally acknowledged that if BJP involves energy in Telangana, it would abolish all madrasas, eliminate reservation for Muslims, and take away Urdu because the second official language.
Household rule by KCR and alleged corruption are the opposite points BJP leaders are prone to spotlight in the course of the marketing campaign within the run-up to the polls.
BJP leaders are assured that the upcoming visits by Prime Minister Modi, House Minister Amit Shah and different prime figures will assist consolidate the positive factors the celebration claimed to have made final 12 months with collection of visits by the Central leaders and conduct of the BJP nationwide govt assembly in Hyderabad.