KCR has released the first candidate list of the party for 69 assembly seats. The Loksabha list may be announced tomorrow and the rest of the 55 assembly constituency list will follow soon. KCR has also released the party manifesto. HE explained the vision document at length. Here is what he spoke in his own words…
“Going to polls alone for the first time in TRS’s history. 55% to weaker sections. Several doctors, lawyers are accommodated. Another 55 assembly, 17 lok sabha candidates are to be announced. All sitting candidates are given tickets first. KCR will be contesting for Gajwel assembly seat. Konda Surekha, Putta Madhu, Babu Mohan, Pidamarti Ravi, Srikanthachari’s mother Shankaramma, Rasamayi Balakishan get tickets in the first list.
The party manifesto, prepared Kadiyam Srihari and team was also released. The electricity generation gets major focus; Dalit welfare, proper funds allocation and spending will get equal importance. Planned budget might be around 55,000 crores. 15.4% is the Dalit population in Telangana, about 5 thousand crore rupees will be allotted to them. All schemes announced for dalits will be implemented using these funds of 25,000 crores in five years. Thousand crores will be spared to Muslim welfare. 12% reservations will be given to muslims, the Tamilnadu reservation methodology will be implemented, giving the allocation constitutional sanctity. Tribals in Telangana will be 12%. Valmiki Boya’s will be added to ST list. All Tandas will be given panchayat status.
The role of employees in Telangana struggle, the ‘sakala janula samme’ is a landmark in history, there will be a special increment to them on the occasion of Telangana creation.Their issues will brought on par with central employees. Contract employees, as per roster points, will be given permanent status. Employees will not be transferred on the whims and fancies of political leaders, transfers won’t happen within three years.
Martyrs memorials will be built in every district center. The Telangana state day will be celebrated by paying obeisance at these memorials. One or two jobs will be given to their family members. Arrable land will be given to them. A grand memorial will be built in Hyderabad too.
Housing schemes for poorer sections will be much improved, A two bedroom, pilloried house measuring 450 square feet in a 125 yards plot will be built for them. 1500 pension will be given to disabled persons, widows will get a thousand pension. Auto rickshaw pullers transport tax will be exempted.
Welfare, agriculture, financial development will be the major focus.
Smaller plots will be adjusted to make them viable plots for agriculture. Each and every acre will be soil tested. Crop suggestions will be planned scientifically. Israel crop productivity methods will be brought and implemented here. 75% subsidy, in three acres per farmer will be utilized for seed production, making Telangana the “seed bowl of India.” Upto one lakh crop loans will be cancelled.
Sachar committee report will be implemented fully. Lakhs of acres of Wakf lands will be taken back and will be given to Wakf board. The board will get judicial powers. Urdu will be second official language. Malakpet Racecourse, Chanchal Guda jail will be removed from there, the places will be given to educational institutions. Compulsory free education, my dream, from KG to PG will be implemented. Every constituency should have one lakh acre cultivation. The erstwhile minor irrigation system will be revived, the lakes, ponds will be revived.
All medical care should be given by the government, doctors will be employed even by paying them one lakh pay to them, ensuring more hospitals and better care.
Hyderabad ITIR will get two lakh crore investment from the central government, focusing on software and hardware, about two lakh new jobs will be created under the scheme. Hyderabad would be readied for such massive investment and infrastructure facilities.
About two, three years will be tough for farmers and industrialists with regard to electricity, hence I invite all industrialists to come up with electricity related projects, single window clearance will be given to all projects.
Batukamma wil be announced state festival. The Telangana renaissance will focus on cultural issues, language and lifestyle resurgence.”