“Chief Minister KCR has often been saying things like waging a war against the center, breaking down the walls of Delhi fort. However, if at all we look at everything he had accomplished so far, we couldn’t find anything. Now when we question what KCR has accomplished so far in Telangana, there is barely a thing we could say,” states Political Pundits. Not just the CM himself, but neither his party members have anything to say.
Going back in time
It was on April 27, 2018, KCR spoke at a TRS meeting, stated that he will form a third front and fight against the Center. He made some bold statements like shattering the bases of the country’s capital, adding that the journey will start from Hyderabad itself. During the 2018 early elections, KCR bashed the traditional Congress and BJP governments, which had ruled for 70 years, saying that they failed miserably in governance and its time to take them down by forming a Federal Front-style alliance with the Congress and non-BJP parties. He said efforts would be made from Hyderabad to bring together all the regional parties and a regional conclave would be set up in the second week of December. He even met some leaders. However, with the victory of BJP in the 2019 general elections, KCR has become silent for a while.
Political analysts have reminded that the CM, who boasted of war with the Center, is nothing more than the words he utters. KCR stuck to his words and everyone believed that he will do something for sure. However, soon after his visit to Delhi, things took a u-turn. KCR earlier opposed the government’s deeds like demonetization and GST but took a U-turn soon after his visit to the capital. The same has happened again during the agricultural laws and Bharat Bandh. Political pundits state that KCR is inconsistent and clueless about himself.
If we take a look at the issue of grain purchases. On November 18, 2021, TRS held a Mahadharna in fighting regarding grain purchases. CM KCR went on a dharna in the dharna chowk which he detained earlier. KCR went on stating that ‘war was being waged on the center and it would not stop with today, it was only the beginning’. He warned that he will collectively fight the center by joining the struggles of the peasants in North India too. However, KCR has become silent again as the Center has exceptionally repealed the farmer laws.
2021 eventually ended. People were looking forward to the fight KCR promised against the center. In a flick, the month of January also passed. However, when Union Minister Nirmala Sitharaman introduced the budget in Parliament on February 1, KCR held a press meet in the evening. If Nirmala’s budget speech is an hour and a half .. KCR spoke for two and a half hours. War was declared again on the center calling the budget directionless, aimless, and utterly meaningless. He used some distasteful words on Modi and Nirmala Sitharaman. At the same time, he said, the Constitution of India needs to be changed.
KCR’s remarks on modifying the constitution provoked opposition across the country. After years, Prime Minister Modi has made key remarks in Parliament regarding the division of the state. He was angry at Congress for not doing the division process carefully. However, TRS manipulated Modi’s words, calling him an anti-Telangana person. Analysts claim that KCR tried to discredit the Center in this regard. After that TRS public meetings were held in Janagama and Bhubaneswar districts. KCR poured a series of insults regarding the Modi regime. Meanwhile, KCR is now busy meeting the leaders of the other states. Analysts are however wondering what kind of war KCR will wage against the center.