S Jaipal Reddy likely to contest from Mahbubnagar
Senior Congress leader and former Union Minister S Jaipal Reddy is contemplating to contest the Assembly election from Mahabubnagar constituency
Mahbubnagar: Senior Congress leader and former Union Minister S Jaipal Reddy is contemplating to contest the Assembly election from Mahabubnagar constituency.
Jaipal Reddy’s discussion with the party’s key leaders in this regard sparked speculation in the political circles in the district. Jaipal Reddy represented Mahbubnagar in the Assembly for three times before 1985 before becoming an MP.
Jaipal Reddy was a Union Minister in Janatha Party government as well as UPA-1 and UPA-2 governments. The party high command has also been suggesting the party senior leaders to contest Assembly elections as there were no Parliament elections now.
Significantly, Jaipal Reddy has followers in Kalwakurthy constituency from the beginning. Jaipal Reddy was elected to the Assembly from this constituency only.
Some local leaders are not acquainted well with the sitting MLA Ch Vamshichand Reddy but Jaipal Reddy was suggesting the unhappy leaders to leave the issue of ‘who was their candidate’.
“The party has to win the Kalwakurthy seat because I am in CM post race. I will take care of you”, Jaipal Reddy advising the followers over phone. The phone calls have become a point of debate in State politics now.