Telangana And Dalits: KCR’s New Game Before Election

Dalits constitute 17% of the states' population. Keeping an eye on 2023 election KCR the present Chief Minister of Telangana is getting ready to plunge into it. It is known that Dalits favour Congress, and the Chief Minister fears that with the appointment of Revanth Reddy as the PCC chief, he will loose the Dalit votes. But the Dalit vote bank is extremely important for him and he can't neglect it. Therefore, with various schemes and sops he is trying to woo them. For the empowerment of Dalits, he has launched a scheme called Dalit Bandhu. Under this scheme Rupees 10 lakhs would be credited to the bank account of every family directly. But Congress was quick to slam the Chief Minister. The party ridiculed him saying that KCR suddenly wanted to act as a messiah of Dalits when they char...

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