STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

TPCC to Field Ramreddy's Widow for Palair Assembly Bypoll

\"The party has decided to field Sucharitha Reddy for the bypoll,\" TPCC president Uttam Kumar Reddy said.

Published: 24th April 2016 12:03 AM  |   Last Updated: 24th April 2016 12:03 AM   |  A+A-

By PTI

HYDERABAD: The Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) today decided to field Sucharitha Reddy, widow of Congress MLA Ramreddy Venkat Reddy, who passed away recently, for the Palair Assembly bypolls in Khammam district.

"The party has decided to field Sucharitha Reddy for the bypoll," TPCC president Uttam Kumar Reddy said.

Reddy said the party is in talks with other political parties to support Sucharitha Reddy.

The Congress high command is likely to announce Sucharitha Reddy's name officially soon.

A senior Congress leader said YSR Congress, Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and CPI have in principle agreed to support the Congress candidate in the bypoll.

The ruling TRS has already announced that it would nominate minister Tummala Nageswara Rao for the bypoll.

The polling will be held on May 16, the Election Commission had announced.


Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

IPL_2020
flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp