KCR Meets Narendra Modi amid talk of early polls

Vastavam web: Amid growing talks of early elections to Telangana Legislative Assembly, Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Saturday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi. This is Rao’s second meeting with Modi this month and the third in as many months. It also comes two days after Telangana government’s Chief Advisor Rajiv Sharma met Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa.

KCR, as the TRS chief is popularly known, had dropped hints that the Assembly elections may be held early. The state elections are originally scheduled along with the Lok Sabha polls next year. He urged the Prime Minister to raise the annual borrowing limit for Telangana by an additional 0.50 per cent of the Gross State Domestic Product (GSDP) as recommended by the 14th Finance Commission. All of the works have reached an advance stage and are about to give benefit to a large number of people in the state,” the Chief Minister said in his representation submitted to the PM.