Addressing a rally in Telangana's Nizamabad today (3 October), Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao (KCR) had approached him and requested him to allow the Bharat Rashtra Samiti (BRS) to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and that he (Modi) had refused.
This happened after the BJP won 48 seats in the elections to the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC), he said.
Quoting from PM Modi's speech, news agency ANI posted on X (formerly Twitter), "When BJP won 48 seats in the Hyderabad Municipal Corporation election, KCR needed support. Before this election, he used to welcome me at the airport, but later suddenly he stopped doing so. After the Hyderabad Municipal Corporation elections, KCR came to meet me in Delhi and said that he wanted to join NDA. He also asked me to extend support to him. I told him (KCR) that due to his deeds Modi cannot be associated with him..."
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