The war of words between the TRS and the Bharatiya Janata Party reached high decibel levels in the run up to Parkal byelections with BJP leaders stepping up the attack on the TRS with regard to Telangana.
“The defeat of the BJP candidate in Parkal will cause immense damage to the Telangana movement. If the TRS wins there is no chance of getting Telangana whereas a win by the BJP will ensure Telangana,” said party national secretary K. Laxman.
Meanwhile, TRS leaders K.T. Rama Rao and Shravan accused the BJP of having links with the YSR Congress and trying to ensure victory for its candidate Konda Surekha. “The BJP presence is only to help the YSR Congress. Why is BJP contesting the polls despite the TJAC’s findings that only TRS can win,” Mr Rama Rao said.