Declaring that self-respect had finally prevailed over arrogance, BJP candidate Eatala Rajender thanked the people of Huzurabad Assembly constituency for electing him with a huge majority.
Sangareddy MLA Jagga Reddy blamed the party’s leadership in the State and questioned the selection of the candidate.
The polling for the Huzurabad seat was quite high — a record 86.6 per cent of the 2.75 lakh voters had exercised their franchise.
A total of 30 candidates are in fray in the bypolls, caused by the resignation of Eatala Rajender after he was dropped from the State Cabinet by Chief Minister K.
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Section 144 has been imposed outside the polling booths and police have made foolproof arrangements to prevent any untoward incidents.
Karnan said that a case was registered at the Huzurabad police station based on the directions from the State Chief Electoral Officer.
As October 30 draws tantalisingly close for Huzurabad Assembly byelection, the netas are out to please the voters with all kinds of inducements, more particularly cash.
However, some TRS leaders cited the Election Commission of India’s advisory issued on October 21 as the reason for change of plans.
Judson’s counsel Sharat Kumar informed the court that Dalit Bandhu scheme was stopped abruptly by the ECI at the alleged instance of some political parties.
The PILs have been filed by Mallepalli Laxmaian, a social worker belonging to Hyderabad, Dr A Chandra Sekhar, a former minister, and Bukka Judson, belonging to Golconda area in Musheerabad.
As many as 4,000 houses have been sanctioned for the Huzurabad Assembly constituency, which are in various stages of execution.
Earlier, the Congress party announced the names of 20 star campaigners for the Huzurabad Assembly byelection.
It may be recalled that earlier, they had tried to file mass nominations in one go, but the police had prevented them from doing so, citing Covid guidelines.
Urging the people to put an end to the anti-democratic rule of TRS, the BJP leader stated that the government will stop implementing all newly initiated schemes soon after the byelection.