Karnataka verdict a slap on KCR and Chandrababu Naidu: Dr K Laxman

Vastavam web: Telangana BJP State president Dr K Laxman said that the verdict of Karnataka people is a slap on face of KCR and Chandrababu Naidu.Laxman said that the verdict of the people in the Karnataka State Assembly elections had made it clear that the Telugu people in that State did not toe the line of the Chief Ministers of the Telugu States.Terming that Karnataka is the ‘Gateway of South,’ he said it will have an impact on ensuing not only in the general elections in 2019 but, also have an impact on the assembly elections in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.

While Naidu had asked people to support the Congress, K Chandrashekar Rao had asked the Telugu people to support JD(S). But, the results showed the Telugu people in Karnataka showed their place to the CMs of Telugu States, he added. This should also be an eye-opener for those who labelled the BJP as a North Indian party. He said that the party national president Amit Shah told him during his meeting on Wednesday that the party national leadership is now focusing on the general elections of 2019, besides, focusing on States of Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal and Kerala.

Secunderabad MP Bandaru Dattatreya said that the Telugu people in Karnataka showed the Chief Ministers of AP and TS their place and extended their support to BJP. MLA G Kishan Reddy said the Goebbels campaign of Telugu Chief Minister did not work against BJP.