In a recent political exchange, State Government Whip Adi Srinivas has entered into a verbal confrontation with BRS MLC Kalvakuntla over the proposal to erect a statue of Jyoti Rao Phule at the Telangana Assembly. Srinivas, critical of Kavitha, questions her right to advocate for Phule and challenges the absence of KCR from Phule celebrations. He accuses the move of advocating for the statue under the slogan ‘Poetry.. Phule’s statue’ as a strategic maneuver for BC votes.
Srinivas raises eyebrows regarding ED notices against Kavitha, emphasizing the Congress party as the sole entity capable of realizing Phule’s ambitions. He queries the rationale behind not installing Phule’s statue during BRS’s decade-long rule, highlighting that the Congress had previously placed Phule idols in Karimnagar joint district.
Expressing dissatisfaction, Srinivas accuses Kavitha of politicizing issues, asserting that even the naming of Pragathi Bhavan as Jyoti Rao Phule Bhavan has been exploited for political gains. He concludes by stating that BRS intends to contest in only one Parliament seat, adding a political dimension to the ongoing discourse.