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Telangana CM KCR blames 'Wicked Congress fellows' for knife attack on BRS candidate K Prabhakar Reddy

Hours after BRS MP Kotha Prabhakar Reddy was stabbed during the poll campaign, KCR on Monday called it "an attack on himself". At a rally in Banswada, the CM said everyone should unequivocally condemn the attack on the candidate.

Edited By: Raju Kumar @rajudelhi123 Hyderabad Published on: October 31, 2023 20:21 IST
Telangana CM KCR
Image Source : PTI/FILE Telangana CM KCR

Day after knife attack on BRS candidate K Prabhakar Reddy in Siddipet district, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Tuesday blamed the Congress party for the stabbing incident.

Rao said at an election rally in Miryalaguda, "Yesterday, Congress durmargulu (wicked fellows) attacked our party candidate with knives. By God's grace he is alive. We could save his life by taking him to hospital and treating him in an emergency." 

Except for doing good to people, his party or the government has not harmed anyone in the last ten years, KCR asserted adding Telangana has been progressing without any law and order problems such as curfews during the past ten years.

Prabhakar Reddy, the party's candidate from Dubbak segment was stabbed with a knife allegedly by a 38-year-old man in Siddipet district on Monday while he was campaigning for the November 30 Assembly elections.

Reddy, who is an MP from Medak Lok Sabha constituency, suffered injuries to his stomach and was shifted to Yashoda Hospital in Hyderabad where doctors carried out a surgery on him.

He is said to be stable.

(With PTI inputs)

Also read: Rahul Gandhi targets BJP, BRS and AIMIM, says the trio helping each other in Telangana elections

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