Telangana Pradesh Congress president Ponnala Laxmaiah said the party would expose the TRS government in the State and the BJP government at the Centre through media for failing on their promises made during the general elections.
The TPCC president had a detailed meeting on using technology to inform the party activities to the people with party national secretary RC Kuntia, state party vice-president N Uttam Kumar Reddy, former MPs G Vivek, P Prabhakar, Rajaiah and others.
During the meeting, Laxmaiah said that the failure of the TRS and BJP governments at the State and Centre, respectively, were visible in implementing promises which were made during the elections helping them to come to power. He said that the leadership should inform the cadre about the activities being planned and should take the failures of the government into the people. Laxmaiah said that technology was widely in use in the villages, smartphones have reached them and apps like Facebook and Whatsapp are also being used by the people.
The TPCC president said that the party would take steps to reach people through social websites. He said that 50 per cent of the youngsters were using social websites and also participating in them. Laxmaiah said that Congress' initiatives in the past and the mistakes of the present government will be taken to the people. He said that party's IT wing would be strengthened. Meanwhile, the party's disciplinary committee has met Laxmaiah on Thursday and made several suggestions regarding maintaining order in the party.
Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh said that the party was strong in the State. He said that the TRS government has failed in ruling as it failed to implement at least one promise it made during the elections and ignored Rs 1,000 subsistence allowance per month to beedi workers as promised. He said that agitations by workers were being ignored and an anti-establishment mood was developing rapidly in the State. He criticised that people who voted the TRS to government with lots of hopes were ignored.
And that Chief Minister K Chandrasekhara Rao himself was indulging in anti-constitutional activities by going against anti-defection law. He said that the CM was encouraging defections. Digvijay Singh said that they have filed a petition against the MLAs and MLCs elected from Congress and joined the ruling party and said that the court has sent notices to the advocate general. He felt that action would be taken against them.