The Congress has picked Suneetha Laxma Reddy as the candidate to take on TRS candidate Kotha Prabhakar Reddy for Medak Lok Sabha by-poll to be held on September 13.
Ponnala Laxmaiah, President Pradesh Congress Committee has informed that AICC had finalised Ms Suneetha Laxma Reddy name and had conveyed the same to the state unit.
“There is no question of leaving the field to TRS this time, we are waging a do or die battle for Medak,” said Ponnala. He also stated that the Congress would not leave the ground for TRS and the entire leadership of Telanagana will campaign for Ms Reddy.
He continued, “This is going to be unprecedented; in all the 765 villages in 30 mandals under the Medak Lok Sabha segment, two to three party leaders will be campaigning; we will mobilise all party MLAs, MLCs, former ministers, contested candidates, local body chiefs, DCCs and PCCs in their respective villages for campaigning. There is no question of leaving the field to TRS this time, we are waging a do or die battle for Medak”.
Suneetha Laxma Reddy, 46, is a three time MLA from Narsapur Assembly constituency in Medak district and former state cabinet miniter in the Congress government.