AICC finalises three MLC candidates' names
All India Congress Committee (AICC) on Monday approved the names proposed by the Telangana Congress of MLC candidates to contest in the ensuing elections
Hyderabad: All India Congress Committee (AICC) on Monday approved the names proposed by the Telangana Congress of MLC candidates to contest in the ensuing elections.
The AICC gave nod to Udaya Mohan Reddy to contest from Ranga Reddy District MLC seat. While, Komatireddy Vijaya Laxmi and Inugala Venkat Rami Reddy will fight from Nalgonda and Warangal MLC seats under Local Bodies quota.
The election for the three MLC posts was necessitated following the resignation of MLCs Konda Muralidhar Rao, K Rajagopal Reddy and P Narendar Reddy.
Muralidhar Rao had resigned from the post after he joined the Congress party from the TRS recently. Rajagopal and Narender resigned from their posts after they won as MLAs from Munugodu and Kodangal Assembly segments respectively.
According to the schedule announced by the Election Commission, the elections would be held on May 31. The last date for filing nominations is May 14 and the last date for withdrawal of candidature is May 17.
Counting of votes would be taken up on June 3. Congress has taken objection to the elections, saying rural local body elections are on to elect new Zilla Parishad Territorial Constituency (ZPTC) and Mandal Parishad Constituency (MPTC) members, who are the voters in the polls.