Hyderabad: Following polls strategist Prashant Kishor’s secret report to Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, there is much curiosity among MLS as to which names were in the 40 underperforming MPs in Telangana.
The list of 40 underperforming MPs is also said to include the names of five ministers of state, sparking a lot of curiosity among the 103 TRS MPs.
According to a report, it is said that whenever TRS MPs meet at a wedding or other ceremonies, the topic of discussion between them is the report submitted by Prashant Kishor.
Prashant Kishor submitted a secret report to Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao in which he stated that Muslim voters were heading towards Congress and the report advised the TRS leader to prepare a special strategy to retain Muslim support.
The Prashant Kishor report has created an election-like situation in the state as members of the Legislative Assembly attempt to ascertain from Pragati Bhawan officials and those close to the Chief Minister that their names are not not make the list of 40 – underperforming MPs.
According to reliable sources, Prashant Kishor’s team has been busy since last December studying state affairs by constituency. This study includes the impact of social assistance schemes and the reactions of those who are excluded from these schemes. The report also attempted to find out the public satisfaction of their MPs. Most people said they said they didn’t have as much blame against the government as their dissatisfaction with the performance of individual MPs.
About the 40 underperforming MPs, most of them were first-time picks and also included the leaders who came from Congress or Telugu Desam who were not accepted by the local TRS leaders.
The report also indicates that there is no cooperation between former MPs and current MPs, as each works within its own group.
The list of 40 underperforming MPs also included MPs who won re-election for the second or third time.
Prashant Kishor’s report detailed the current political situation prevailing in the country. In particular, the community polarization due to which Muslims are unhappy with the community politics of the saffron party.
According to the report, the Muslims felt that the regional parties had a secret understanding of the BJP, which led them to turn towards the Congress Party again.
About the voting pattern, the report says that SC, ST and OBC votes are dispersed while Muslim votes are intact and can vote en bloc in favor of the Congress. According to the report, Congress and the BJP have accelerated their campaign activities in the state.
The report pointed out that the TRS government has not introduced any new welfare programs for Muslims. Even Muslim TRS leaders are unhappy with the way their party treats them.
The report concluded that leaders coming from other parties are given important positions while loyal former party leaders are ignored.