Party leaders eyeing MLC post disappointed

TRS president K. Chandrasekhar Rao’s decision to field Employees JAC leader K. Swamy Goud as MLC candidate from Karimnagar Graduates Constituency appears to have come as a bolt from the blue for party leaders.

However, as of now, none of the leaders are ready to come out openly against party leadership.

According to sources, Mr. Swamy Goud’s nomination has sealed the fate of some of the party leaders not only in Medak district, but also in Karimnagar and Nizamabad districts as well, forcing them to think about their political future.

Main grouse

The argument being put forth by party leaders was that there may not be much disappointment if one of the leaders was nominated for the post by the party president and instead an outsider was announced for the post.

The outsider tag is on two counts – the first one was that Mr. Swamy Goud was not in the party from the beginning and joined on Friday and secondly he belongs to Rajendranagar in Ranga Reddy district which is outside the purview of Karimanagar graduates constituency.

“We are being forced to revolt without other options due to the decisions taken by the party. After working for so many years we are left with nothing and not sure about our future in the party,” said a TRS leader on condition of anonymity.

Another leader even hesitated to share his feelings stating that he is a disciplined worker of the party.

However, he was quick to add that being in a party that has been leading a movement some of the leaders ought to make some sacrifices.

“The families of some of the leaders were ruined in such a way that they cannot regain their previous position. May be, this may take place in all agitations around the world and Telangana agitation is no exception,” said another leader.


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