Gujarat Election 2022: KCR's eyes in Gujarat elections, will be interesting contest in Modi's stronghold

Pankaj Prasad
Telangana CM Chandrasekhar Rao
Telangana CM Chandrasekhar Rao

Assembly elections are to be held in Gujarat in the end this year.

Assembly elections are to be held in Gujarat later this year. For which many opposition parties including BJP have started preparations from now. Apart from the Aam Aadmi Party in Gujarat, this time South's veteran leader Chandrashekhar Rao (KCR) is also preparing to enter the electoral fray. KCR has also indicated this. If this happens, the election contest in the stronghold of BJP and Narendra Modi will be very interesting.

KCR preparing to enter national politics by starting a new party

Telangana Chief Minister and Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) President Chandrashekhar Rao (KCR) is considering foraying into national politics by launching a new party, though the idea is yet to be finalised. There is speculation that the plan may be announced on the occasion of Dussehra festival in October. TRS MLA and Mancherial district unit president Balka Suman said, "We, the presidents of various districts, appeal to KCR that he should enter national politics and start a national party."

KCR can form a national party with these names

There is news coming that KCR has discussed some names like Bharat Rashtriya Samiti (BRS), Ujjwal Bharat Party and Naya Bharat Party to enter national politics and this may be stamped in the coming days.

KCR preparing to contest elections in many states of the country including Gujarat

There is news that KCR has made up his mind to contest the Gujarat assembly elections. Forming a new party, including Gujarat, are considering contesting elections in Delhi, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh. He has also instructed the party workers to prepare for this. He told the party leaders, identify such leaders and field your candidates in the assembly elections as well as in the Lok Sabha elections 2024. With the help of these states, KCR is preparing to enter national politics.

How will KCR's entry in national politics

To get national party status, KCR must secure at least 6 percent of the total valid votes in four or more states in the Lok Sabha elections and assembly elections. Once a national party gets its status, it will have a symbol of its own, which can be allotted to its candidates across the country.

KCR and his party may have to wait for 2026 to get national party status

If KCR and his party may have to wait till 2026 to get national status. This is because the Election Commission reviews the national status of the parties every 10 years. The last review was done in 2016.

KCR met many non-BJP and non-Congress leaders

Chandrashekhar Rao met several non-BJP, non-Congress opposition leaders including Nitish Kumar, Sharad Pawar, Uddhav Thackeray and Hemant Soren and discussed the alleged anti-people policies of the BJP and bringing about a qualitative change in the country. In June this year, Rao had discussed the idea of โ€‹โ€‹forming a national party with TRS leaders, though no final decision was taken on the idea, TRS sources said.