WARANGAL:The battle of ballots for Warangal parliamentary seat will be a keenly fought five cornered fight. While TRS, Congress and the Left have already entered the fray, Pagadipati Devaiah, candidate of the BJP-TDP combine will file his papers on Wednesday, the last day for filing nominations.
Meanwhile, YSR Congress also decided to field its candidate choosing Nalla Surya Prakash of Medak district as its nominee.
BJP and TDP leaders will take out a rally to the district Collectorate on Wednesday to file the nomination papers for their candidate Pagadipati Devaiah.
BJP senior leader and Union minister Bandaru Dattatreya will also participate in the rally.
YSRC leaders, led by state president and Khammam MP Ponguleti Srinivas Reddy will take out a rally from Kazipet to Collectorate in Hanamkonda to file the nomination papers for Nalla Surya Prakash.
TRS candidate Pasunuri Dayakar will also submit a third set of nomination on Wednesday. He had filed his first set of nomination on Monday and second set on Tuesday.
While other major contestants are yet to hit the campaign trail, the ruling TRS in not taking any chances with regard to their strategy. The party will organise a massive public meeting at Hayagreeva Chary ground in Hanamkonda on Wednesday.
Divulging the details of the meeting, Warangal West MLA Dasyam Vinay Bhaskar said the party is mobilising workers to attend the rally in large numbers. “Barring a couple of ministers, all the ministers who are given charge of the Assembly constituencies falling under Warangal LS seat will attend the meeting,” he said.
Deputy CM Kadiyam Srihari also visited the ground on Tuesday evening to oversee the preparations for the meeting. The TRS leaders are expecting a gathering of around 40,000 supporters in the meeting, which will be a show of strength for the ruling party.
Meanwhile, former TPCC chief and Station Ghanpur Assembly constituency incharge, Ponnala Lakshmaiah will meet key leaders from Station Ghanpur constituency at his residence in Hanamkonda on Wednesday. Meanwhile, party nominee Siricilla Rajaiah launched his campaign, meeting voters in Bhoopalpally Assembly constituency on Tuesday.
District Congress Committee (DCC) president Nayani Rajendar Reddy said the party would organise a flag festival on November 6. “The party flag will be hoisted on at least one lakh houses,” he said and added that public meetings would be held from November 14 to 18.