The BRS Party leaders now openly recognize that Kavita’s actions significantly contributed to the party’s election loss. Among various reasons for their defeat, they admit that KCR’s efforts to shield his daughter, Kavitha, from legal issues had a negative impact on the party.
Kavitha’s assertive communication style, coupled with her family’s dominance in Telangana politics, led to a disconnect with the voters. The Delhi liquor scam worsened Kavitha’s image as her alleged involvement was highlighted in reports by the Enforcement Directorate.
KCR’s shifting stance towards Narendra Modi raised public skepticism, especially when it became clear that his rhetoric changed after Kavitha’s alleged role in the scam surfaced. Party leaders believe KCR’s attempts to protect Kavita damaged the party’s credibility, diverting attention from their previous anti-BJP stance and fostering perceptions of collusion with BRS.
Leaders speculate that if KCR hadn’t intervened, the party might have stayed firm against the BJP, avoiding accusations of siding with BRS. The potential impact of Kavitha’s possible arrest, which could have benefited BRS, is also considered a crucial factor in the party’s defeat.