Putting an end to the suspense that had lasted for several weeks over its candidates and sharing seats with allies in Telangana, Congress has almost finalized the list and will announce it Friday.
As the scene shifted to New Delhi, the State Party's leaders, N. Uttam Reddy Kumar, K. Jana Reddy, Mallu Bhatti Vikramarka, Mohammad Ali Shabbir and others made a final selection candidates and have prepared the list for the final approval of the central election. Committee.
The committee will meet Thursday night to approve the list and the national leadership will announce it Friday night. The details of the seat sharing will be made public by alliance partners in Hyderabad the same day, congressional sources said.
Sources said that it had been decided to leave 29 seats to allies. The Congress plans to compete for 90 seats and to award 14 seats to the TDP, 10 to Telangana Jana Samiti and four to the CPI. The party can give the Karwan siege in the old city to Majlis Bachao Tahreek.
"It has been requested that Karwan's seat be left at the MBT because he has a strong candidate," said a senior party official.
Sources said that congressional leaders had no trouble finalizing their candidates for 80 seats.
In the other 10, the presence of powerful contenders made the choice difficult.
The impasse persists but the high command intervenes to summon the aspirants and explain the situation to them.
It is understood that Suryapet, Mancherial, Mulugu (ST), Ghanpur Station (SC), Choppadandi (SC) and Peddapalli are some of the seats in the assembly where Congress failed to select the candidates. Nevertheless, leaders are confident that they can overcome the difficulties.
Ex-deputies in battle
On the other hand, the party decided to urge former party members to take the step in the elections to the assembly. Names of the current TPCC Chairperson, Ponnam Prabhakar of Karimnagar, former Union Ministers Sarvey Satyanarayana and P. Balram Naik (respectively Secunderabad Cantonment and Mahabubabad), Mallu Ravi (Jadcherla), Suresh Shetkar (Narayankhed), and Actor Vijayas (Medak). Vijayashanti, who is one of the campaign's supporters, had contested the 2014 assembly elections from Medak headquarters and was beaten.