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Parties Step Up Campaign for Their MLC Candidates

Published: 20th March 2015 06:00 AM  |   Last Updated: 20th March 2015 06:00 AM   |  A+A-

VIJAYAWADA:With the D-day for MLC (teacher constituency) election nearing, the political parties are busy seeking support for their candidates in Krishna and Guntur districts by conducting meetings with teacher unions.

Irrigation minister Devineni Umamaheswara Rao, who held a meeting with the corporators and teacher unions at Krishnaveni Talent School here Thursday, asked them to support MLC candidate Rama Krishna.

He said about 31 unions were supporting Rama Krishna in the MLC elections in both districts which will be held on March 22. “Chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu has released grants for universities and colleges in the state, though the government facing a deficit budget and also issued health cards to teachers in the state,” Umamaheswara Rao said.

Mayor Koneru Sridhar, Zilla Parishad chairperson Gadde Anuradha, Corporators Chennupati Gandhi and others were present.

Meanwhile, senior TDP leader Gali Muddu Krishnama Naidu interacting with mediapersons, said the TDP Government had done much for the welfare of teachers and had even increased maternity leave for women teachers. He expressed the confidence that all teachers would support the candidature of the person supported by the party.

He condemned the behaviour of YSRCP MLAs in the state Assembly and said they had shamed the Assembly with their unruly behaviour. He said the speaker should initiate stern action against erring YSRC MLAs.

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