Assembly Elections 2018: Rahul Gandhi calls TRS Team B of RSS and BJP

New Delhi, News24 Bureau, Nov 28: Congress President Rahul Gandhi was in his elements while speaking in Telangana. Mounting a scathing attack on ruling Telangana Rashtra Samiti, Congress president Rahul Gandhi called it the 'B team' of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh and Bharatiya Janata Party."TRS is not Telangana Rashtra Samiti, it's Telangana Rashtriya Sangh Parivar. It's a B team of the RSS and BJP," he told an election rally in Kosgi.The Congress has cobbled together a coalition of opposition parties that includes N Chandrababu Naidu's Telugu Desam Party, Communist Party of India and the newly formed Telangana Jana Samithi to take on the TRS and the BJP in the state.The TRS and BJP are contesting the assembly polls separately.

He also assailed the TRS of caretaker Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao for his party's understanding with All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen of Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi, and said the two parties wanted to ensure that the BJP was not defeated in next year's Lok Sabha polls."The aim of TRS and AIMIM is to see to it that the Congress is not able to defeat BJP at the national level," he said.

With Agencies