Palla Rajeshwara Reddy who is ruling TRS has finally named party leader and owner of engineering colleges, as its candidate for the Warangal-Khammam-Nalgonda graduate constituency in the biennial elections to the TS Legislative Council.
For the Mahbubnagar Ranga Reddy Hyderabad constituency, the TRS had already named TNGOs president Deviprasad. After announcement of his name as party nominee Mr Reddy said “I am extremely happy with Chief Minister and TRS president, K. Chandrasekhar Rao’s decision to field me for the MLC seat.”
Even though in circulation, Deputy CM Kadiam Srihari and R and B minister Tummala Nageswara Rao was there, the CM after considering various factors zeroed in on Mr Reddy. It is known that both Srihari, who quit his MP seat to become Deputy CM and Tummala Nageswara Rao preferred a nominated MLC seat either from the MLA’s quota or Governor’s quota.
Mr Reddy said If Rajeshwar Reddy wins it will not be the victory of Rajeshwar Reddy but the TRS. The party needs the support of all graduates. The TRS has come to power promising water, funds and jobs in TS.”
KCR asked party leaders in the constituencies to ensure a big win for the TRS candidates said source. The CM has taken the MLC polls seriously after the party’s good show in the non party based election to the SCB since it will set the tone for the GHMC polls and out of 10districts six in graduates.