First List Of Candidates For Telangana Assembly Polls, Released By Congress

First List Of Candidates For Telangana Assembly Polls, Released By Congress

First List Of Candidates For Telangana Assembly Polls, Released By Congress 

New Delhi: On Monday night, the Congress party released its first list of 65 candidates for the December 7 Telangana Assembly polls. N Uttam Kumar Reddy, the State party chief will contest the elections from the Huzurnagar constituency.

After a marathon meeting of the party's Central Election Committee (CEC) chaired by party president Rahul Gandhi, the list was released . All state Congress leaders were present at the meeting.

The Congress party is eyeing to defeat K Chandrashekar Rao-led Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) in Telangana.

CEC General Secretary Mukul Wasnik, released the list late at night.

The congress party is trying to reach an electoral understanding on various seats with Chandrababu Naidu's Telugu Desam Party (TDP), an ally of the ruling NDA. He had walked out of the ruling alliance some time ago over the issue of the Centre not granting special status to Andhra Pradesh.

The Andhra Pradesh's chief minister, Mr Naidu is now meeting various opposition leaders and is seeking to be a part of a united front of various parties to defeat BJP.