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Mr. Chennithala, who is in charge of the AICC programmes, was addressing the concluding programme of the two-day training classes for block-level workers of the City Congress Committee.
Mr. Chennithala lashed out at Congress leaders for sniping at each other, and said the undoing of the Congress was not the real opponents like the TDP or the BJP, but by the insiders.
Hailing the padayatra of the CLP leader, Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy, as a "wonderful achievement,'' Mr. Chennithala said the courageous decision of the former infused new life into the party and united the party workers. The exercise was incomparable in the recent times and succeeded in highlighting the TD Government failures.
Instead of criticising the "anti-people policies'' of the TDP and its large-scale financial mismanagement, some Congress leaders were running their own leaders, he said.
Mr. Chennithala accused the TD Government of resorting to wasteful expenditure. Huge loans borrowed from external agencies had not led to any fruitful development and no benefit had reached the people under the TD rule, he said. The Chief Minister owed an explanation to people on this count, he added.
He praised the PCC for implementing party programmes in time and said the good work should continue. A greater awareness must be brought in among people on the failures of the TD and the NDA performances systematically, he said.
The PCC president, M. Satyanarayana Rao, was equally unsparing in his criticism of Congress leaders.
He said it was unfortunate that some leaders misused the platform of training classes for "raising extraneous matters'' rather than concentrating on the topics given to them (a reference to the senior Congress leader, P. Shiv Shankar's speech at the inaugural function).
The City Congress president, M. Anjan Kumar Yadav, honoured Mr. Chennithala.
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