Congress to launch 100-day campaign in Telangana

By PTI Published on Jul 20, 2018 11:04 AM IST

Hyderabad: The Congress would soon launch a 100-day campaign in Telangana in the run-up to next year's simultaneous Lok Sabha and Legislative Assembly polls, TPCC president N Uttam Kumar Reddy said yesterday.

Reddy said the schedule of the next phase of 'Praja Chaitanya Bus Yatra' is being finalsed.

The 'bus yatra' to expose the alleged failures of the TRS government is being conducted in phases by the party.

The party would also permit its leaders to undertake 'padayatras' (foot march) ahead of the polls. Reddy said the party would organise a 'Dalit Girijan Atma Gaurava Sabha' (Dalit, STs self-respect meeting) to protest the "inaction" of the TRS government in connection with the alleged atrocities against Dalits and backward classes at Nerella near Karimnagar.

Congress president Rahul Gandhi would be invited for the event, he added.