A week after taking charge as Telangana’s chief minister for the second time, TRS supremo K Chandrasekhar Rao is moving ahead on his proposed `Federal Front’, a combination of regional parties, with out BJP and Congress. Though earlier he had preliminary discussions with leaders like Mamata Banerjee, HD Deva Gowda and M K Stalin, they were inclusive and he was busy with assembly polls.
Now, he will embark on a four-city tour commencing from December 23. He will hold meetings with Odisha Chief Minister Navin Patnaik, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Bahujan Samajwadi Party President Mayawati and Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav, next week.
Chandrashekhar Rao along with his family members will fly down to Visakhapatnam, on Sunday, in a special flight and visit Sri Sharada Peetham to participate in special pujas to be performed by the Peetham pontiff Swamy Swaroopanandendra at Rajashyamala temple
Later in the evening, he will leave for Bhubaneswar where he is scheduled to meet Odisha Chief Minister Navin Patnaik and discuss issued related to federal front. The night halt will be made at Bhubaneswar, followed by a visit to Konark temple and Jagannath temple at Puri on the next day.
Upon returning to Bhubaneswar, the Chief Minister will travel to Kolkata on the same day (December 24) and will meet West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on the issues of federal front. He will also perform special puja at Kali temple, before leaving for New Delhi in the night.
During his stay in New Delhi for next two-three days, the Chief Minister who has been elected for second term, will meet Prime Minister Modi and take up pending issues pertaining to the State. He will also meet Chief Election Commissioner.
He is also scheduled to meet Uttar Pradesh former Chief Ministers Mayawati and Akhilesh Yadav over the next couple of days. He will also meet several Union Ministers and take up pending issues of Telangana State during his stay in New Delhi.