TRS promises 12 hr power supply to farmers

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Hyderabad, Sep 28 (UNI) The Telagana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) President K Chandrasekhara Rao today promised to provide 12-hour electricity supply to farmers if the party came to power in Telangana.

Addressing the press here, Mr Rao said the party was committed to the formation of a seperate Telangana. It also decided to supply uninterrupted power to agriculture sector once it came to power after separate Telangana became a reality.

Alleging the Opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) was 'shedding crocodile tears' for farmers by announcing nine-hour power supply (if it came to power) yesterday, he said TDP President and Former Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has no right to speak on the plight of farmers who faced problems during the TDP's nine-year regime in the state.

Terming the recent promises like nine-hour power supply and rice supply to BPL families at the rate of Rs two a kg made by the ruling Congress and the Opposition TDP as 'opportunistic poltics,' he predicted the elections for Parliament and Andhra Pradesh Assembly would be held in February or March 2008.

UNI

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