Hyderabad: His follower’s want him anointed as father of the Telangana revolution, K Chandrashekar Rao has won the battle of his life with the formation of Telangana.Success came after years of struggle and sacrifices with TRS chief acquiring cult status and ensuring that he will play a key role in Telangana as well as nationally.
His ambition became clear after he went back on his word to the Congress that he will merge his party with the Congress post Telangana announcement. The Congress has been left high and dry, forcing many Congressmen to switch sides to other parties, including the TRS.
Adding salt to the injury, KCR has announced that he has kept all options open, including the possibility of joining the NDA. KCR even met BJP president Rajnath Singh to thank him for his party’s support to the Telangana bill.
Kalvakuntla Chandrashekar Rao, popularly known as KCR, is the Member of Parliament from the Mahaboobnagar constituency of Andhra Pradesh. Rao was born on 17 February 1954 in Medak District of Andhra Pradesh and began his political career with the Congress in 1970s. Later in 1983 KCR joined Telugu Desam Party. However, in 2001 Rao resigned as Deputy Speaker and TDP MLA and formed the TRS.