TJS chief M Kodandaram today alleged that Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao's family was ruling the state.
Addressing TJS activists of Bhupalapally district on Sunday, Kodandaram alleged that a sand mafia was running amuck in the district with the blessings of the ruling party.
He also lamented that the rulers have miserably failed to develop the district.
The TJS chief said that Speaker and local MLA S Madhusudhana Chary had "deceived" the people in the name of Palle Pragathi Nidra. He however said that his party would stand for the people, and claimed that the TJS' main agenda was the people's agenda.