Telangana legislator Kalvakuntla Kavitha these days reacted to contemporary statements of BJP leaders on what they name “freebies for votes”. “Welfare schemes for deficient folks aren’t ‘freebies’. Waiving loans of dupe companies are exact freebies,” mentioned the Member of Legislative Council (MLC) from the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS).
She used to be it seems that responding to a wave of BJP statements, beginning with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s feedback remaining month.
“In Telangana, we’ve round 250 welfare schemes which can be being run for deficient folks,” mentioned Okay Kavitha, whose father Okay Chandrashekhar Rao is the Chief Minister. “It is our accountability as a state executive.”
She mentioned the BJP-led central executive is “placing force at the state executive to prevent those schemes”. “We’re in contrast behaviour,” mentioned the previous MP. “I request the intelligentsia of the rustic to upward push to the instance and oppose this environment this is being generated within the nation these days.”
She added, “India is one of these various nation with folks from all backgrounds. It is the federal government’s accountability to assist the weaker communities to wreck the cycle of poverty and development. State governments are running in opposition to it and the central executive will have to now not put any obstacles in that.”
PM Modi had criticised “revdi tradition” on July 6. Then, on the finish of the month, he particularly spoke about state governments now not paying energy distribution corporations the cash they spend on subsidised provide. “This might glance politically successful within the instant run. It is like passing at the burden to long term generations… In politics, there will have to be braveness to inform folks the reality,” PM Modi mentioned.
Even in courtroom per week in the past, the Union executive supported a public hobby litigation (PIL) that requested the Supreme Court to prevent political events from promising or giving “irrational freebies” in ballot campaigns. The plea has been filed through BJP chief Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay.