While most divisions and wards witnessed peaceful polling, the 31rd division of the Bodhan Municipality in Nizamabad district saw a clash between Congress and TRS candidates,
It is a battle between the Hyderbad-based party and others, and according to its chief Asaduddin Owaisi, the others includes TRS.
TRS leaders, while campaigning for the municipal elections, had listed out several welfare measures initiated by the State government.
Curtains will come down on the high voltage campaign for municipal elections in the State at 5 pm as the pink party's candidates and ministers hit the roads in the towns.
The State government maintains that it had taken a path-breaking decision when it announced the allocation of funds for ULBs in the State Budget.
Reddy observed that when all the political parties that came to power in erstwhile Andhra Pradesh, in the last 60 years, neglected the development of the town, TRS ensured its development.
The strategic political moves of the State leadership and the local leaders helped the party garner two (division number 20 and 37) of the total 60 divisions under the corporation.
The war of words about allocation of Central funds began when the saffron party issued statements that of the Rs 2000 being distributed as pension in Telangana, Rs 1800 came from the Centre.
The Minister said that the TRS had no seat sharing agreement with the MIM in the municipal polls, as alleged by the Congress and the BJP.
Human rights activists under the umbrella organisation of Forum Against Repression held a press meet condemning the 'arbitrary' arrest of Osmania university professor C Kasim.
TPCC president N Uttam Kumar Reddy blamed the ‘erratic and illogical’ poll schedule for the dearth of Congress candidates in a few seats this municipal elections.
While the division of the pink party’s vote bank might definitely help the Opposition, the TRS is still confident of sweeping the municipal elections.
The state Industries and MAUD Minister is way ahead of other politicians in making use of technology to reach out to public and build the image of the party.
KTR was highly critical of the BJP for calling the TRS a party that dances attendance upon the AIMIM.
He talked to the party leaders on how to go about the campaign and the strategies to be adopted in the polls.