Both BJP and TDP are sharing power at the Centre and also in Andhra Pradesh, but maintaining a 'touch me not' attitude in Telangana. To facilitate the party's Telangana unit to formulate its own political strategies, party supremo Chandrababu Naidu has decided to allow them to hold their own Mahanadu, annual party convention, for the state in May this year. For the last two years, party Mahanadus are being held in Tirupati and Guntur of Andhra Pradesh, where party leaders from Telangana also participate.
In a view to give free hand to the party leaders in the state to formulate their own political strategies and also keeping in view of prevailing political scenario and also compulsions in the state, Naidu has advised them to act on their own. This special political identity also makes them to decide on their allies during 2019 election.
Naidu made it clear that it was for the Telangana state unit leaders to devise their own strategies to revive the party in the state and prepare it for the next elections. He felt that holding a separate Mahanadu from May 27 to 29 in Telangana would create greater confidence among the cadre. TDP's Mahanadu in Telangana will discuss in detail the strengths and weakness of the party in Telangana and would work on strategies in consultation with all leaders.
With the 2019 elections just two years away, the party is planning to take some crucial decisions including the electoral alliances. TDP's Telangana working President A Revanth Reddy made it clear that the party is not averse to having an alliance with Congress since now it is an opposition party. TDP had been fighting the Congress party when it was in power. Now the TRS is in power and hence the fight will now be against the pink party and to defeat it, the TDP would not mind joining hands with all like-minded parties, he added.
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