Hyderabad: Dedicating the Congress Victory to Telangana Martyrs and Reviving Democracy in Telangana.The recent state assembly elections in Telangana have been nothing short of a rollercoaster ride for the people of the state. The political atmosphere was filled with intense competition, heated debates, and strong emotions. But amidst all the chaos and drama, one thing stood out – the victory of Congress party in the state.
The Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) president, A. Revanth Reddy, took the stage for his first press conference after the party’s impressive performance in the elections. With a clear majority, it was clear that the people of Telangana had spoken and their message was loud and clear – they wanted a change in governance.In his press conference, Mr. Reddy dedicated the party’s victory to the martyrs of Telangana who had sacrificed their lives for the cause of a separate state. He reiterated the party’s commitment to revive democracy in Telangana and give full space to the opposition in governance.The Congress chief also announced that if they come into power, they would rename the Pragati Bhavan, where the present Chief Minister KCR resides, as Praja Bhavan. This move symbolizes their intent to be more inclusive and accessible to the public.
The Secretariat, which was previously off-limits to the public and media, will also be opened up for greater transparency and accountability.Mr. Reddy specifically mentioned Srikanthachary, who self-immolated himself on December 3rd, 2009, as a reminder of the sacrifices made by people for their dream of a separate Telangana. Interestingly, it was again on December 3rd, 2023 that the people of Telangana gave their verdict for a better future.The Congress party also welcomed K.T. Rama Rao’s tweet conceding defeat and congratulating them on their victory. They hope to have a cooperative and healthy relationship with the ruling party, as they strongly believe in democracy where the opposition has a space for their suggestions in governance.What was striking during Mr. Reddy’s press conference was his tone and tenor, resembling that of a Chief Minister. He refrained his supporters from chanting “CM CM” repeatedly, indicating his focus on the bigger picture of serving the people rather than seeking power.Mr. Reddy also expressed his gratitude towards Rahul Gandhi for standing by him and providing the necessary support for the victory. The rallies and shows of Mr. Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi played a significant role in the party’s success. The 4,000 km Bharat Jodo Yatra and Mr. Gandhi’s 21-day stay in Telangana not only boosted the morale of party workers but also reminded everyone of the Gandhi family’s connection with Telangana.
The Congress party’s victory in Telangana has been a result of their strong leadership, dedication, and perseverance. Their promises of reviving democracy, giving space to the opposition, and working towards an inclusive and transparent governance have resonated with the people of Telangana. It is a clear indication that the people have had enough of the current government’s autocratic ways and were looking for a change.
The victory of Congress in Telangana is not just a victory for the party but also for democracy. It has shown that people have the power to bring about change through their vote. The Congress party must now live up to their promises and work towards fulfilling the aspirations and dreams of the people who have placed their trust in them.
In conclusion, Mr. Reddy’s statement dedicating the Congress victory to Telangana martyrs and assuring to revive democracy sends a strong message to the ruling party. It is a reminder that power lies in the hands of the people, and a government’s true success lies in serving the people and not just seeking power. The people of Telangana have spoken, and it is now time for the Congress party to fulfill their promises and bring about a positive change in the state.