TRS and Cong name Reddy candidates to council polls

Hyderabad: TRS leaders Patnam Mahender Reddy, T Chinnappa Reddy, and Pochaampally Srinivas Reddy have filed their nominations from Rangareddy, Nalgonda and Warangal Local Authorities’ Constituencies respectively in the State Legislative Council, reports said.

As many as 10 candidates are in the running at Warangal.

Scrutiny of nominations will take place on May 15 while the last date for withdrawal of candidature is May 17. Polling will be held on May 31 from 8-00am to 4-00pm. The counting of votes will take place on June 3.

Meanwhile, the Congress party has finalized the names of its candidates for the by-elections to the Council seats. Komatreddy Lakshmi Reddy will be the candidate from Nalgonda, Enugula Venkatram Reddy from Warangal and Kommareddy Uday Mohan Reddy from Rangareddy seats.

By-elections at two constituencies were necessitated due to the resignation of sitting members, Patnam Narender Reddy (Rangareddy) and Kotatireddy Rajagopal Reddy (Nalgonda) following their election as MLAs. At the third seat, it was due to Konda Muralidhar Rao (Warangal) having to vacate it after he left TRS to join Congress.

It may be noted that Nalgonda candidate Lakshmi is the wife of Komatireddy Rajagopal Reddy.

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