Telugu Desam legislator, M. Narasimhulu, has charged Telangana Rashtra Samiti president, K. Chandrasekhar Rao, with faking his fast in November 2009.

Mr. Narasimhulu quoted from the documents of the Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS) to make the allegation that Mr. Chandrasekhar Rao could have continued his fast for years together leave alone a few days with the fluids he was administered.