Nearly 30 new parties have applied for registration with the Election Commission in last two months.
Similarly, KCR congratulated YSRCP president YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on emerging as a winner in AP assembly polls and the parliamentary polls. Rao telephoned Reddy and congratulated him.
As per the figures released by the Election Commission here, the overall turnout for female voters stood at 59.92 per cent as against 55.26 per cent for men.
Even as all senior leaders of state Congress took part in the committee meeting, many believed that the exercise was futile since the lists are unlikely to be considered.
Interviews will also be held for those who have submitted applications seeking tickets for Lok Sabha polls, on Sunday.
Six of the seven sitting MPs, three MLAs, two district secretaries and two state secretariat members figure among the candidates
The AAP government has called a special session of the Delhi Assembly to press its demand for full statehood to Delhi.
The growing proximity between Chief Minister Nitish Kumar of and his one-time rival Ram Vilas Paswan of LJP is pointing at a possible realignment of political equations in the run-up to the polls.