Rajender, who was in the midst of the election campaign in Jammikunta, said that he was ready to face any punishment if the TRS proved that he had petitioned the ECI against Dalit Bandhu.
'I challenge the TRS leaders to come clean on their assets. I have maintained transparency about my properties,' BJP leader Eatala Rajender said.
12 persons withdraw their nomination papers on last day; 51 poll code violation cases registered in segment so far.
Meanwhile, Rajender’s wife Eatala Jamuna alleged that both KT Rama Rao and K Kavitha stayed away from the Telangana movement initially.
Harish alleged that Rajender did nothing for his constituency even though he had enjoyed the post of a Minister in Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao's Cabinet.
The authorities have increased vigil in the bypoll area after they received information that some Maoists were on the prowl in the area and were devising strategies to unleash violence in Huzurabad.
Meanwhile, a few families in ward 27 of Huzurabad town put up placards outside their homes, barring entry to BJP leaders begging for votes.
The bypoll was necessitated by the resignation of Eatala Rajender in June after his removal from the State Cabinet over allegations of land-grabbing.
Speaking on the occasion, the Minister exuded confidence that TRS candidate Gellu Srinivas Yadav will win the bypoll with a majority of 50,000 votes.
Union Minister for Culture and Tourism G Kishan Reddy and BJP State president Bandi Sanjay Kumar will accompany the party candidate.
Eatala Jamuna, wife of Rajender, filed her nomination for the Huzurabad byelection here on behalf of the saffron party.
BJP's Eatala Rajender also claimed that the TRS is conspiring to win the bypoll by facilitating massive enrolment of fake voters.
BJP spokesperson Dr S Prakash Reddy tells TNIE that if Rajender wins, TRS MLAs would be worried about their prospects in the 2023 elections.
Over the last five months, Huzurabad has been a beehive of activity.
Responding to TRS leader Padi Kaushik Reddy’s comments against himself, Rajender said Reddy should understand that it was only after his resignation that Reddy became eligible to enter Pragathi Bhavan