Newdelhi:21/8/17:The BJP is evolving a strategy to win majority of Assembly and Lok Sabha seats in Telangana, on the lines of party president Amit Shah’s ‘Mission 2019’ at national level, including a plan to defeat Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi, says a party functionary.
As part of the “Mission 80” strategy, the BJP is eyeing to win 80 of the total 119 Assembly seats and 15 out of 17 Lok Sabha constituencies in the elections, due in 2019, Telangana BJP spokesperson Krishna Saagar Rao said.
He said the BJP’s central unit is making a plan internally to defeat Owaisi, the three-time Lok Sabha member from Hyderabad and chief of AIMIM.
“We are working on the anti-incumbency of Asaduddin Owaisi. We strongly believe that voters of Old city (stronghold of AIMIM) are hostage to AIMIM. They don’t have a choice and if they are given a clear cut choice, the entire seven Assembly segments (where AIMIM has MLAs) will vote for that alternative,” Rao told