Mr Owaisi said it didn’t look like a Hyderabad election anymore, given the kind of leaders campaigning for the BJP.
Slamming BJP for unleashing all the A-listers for a mere municipal election in Hyderabad, AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi said the only person left to campaign in the city was US President Donald Trump.
On Saturday, while addressing a public rally at Hyderabad’s Langer House, the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) leader said it didn’t look like a Hyderabad election anymore, given the kind of leaders campaigning for the BJP.
“It is as if we are electing a Prime Minister in place of Narendra Modi. I was at a rally in Karwan and said that everyone has been called here. A child said they should have called Trump too. He was right, only Trump is left,” Mr Owaisi was quoted as saying by news agency ANI.
From party national JP Nadda to Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath, the BJP has been parading all its top guns for the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation Election scheduled for December 1. It is so much so that even union home minister Amit Shah is scheduled to attend various poll-related programmes in the city today.
Mr Owaisi, in last week, had even challenged the Prime Minister to campaign in the polls to see how many seats the BJP can win.
Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao, amid vitriolic campaign in the last few weeks, On his part, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao has appealed to Hyderabad’s voters to keep “divisive forces” away and choose “progressive parties”.