Telangana Congress Leaders Unite to Define Huzurabad Assembly Bypass Strategy – The New Indian Express
HYDERABAD: Only 20 days before the by-election for the Huzurabad Assembly, TPCC leaders met on Saturday to define the party’s strategy. A day after Congressman Balmoor Venkat applied for the seat, TPCC President A Revanth Reddy chaired a brainstorming session, which lasted about three hours. The party decided to appoint a chief coordinator for each mandate, apart from the village leaders. They will organize the campaigns in different mandals across the constituency.
Earlier, the Congress party announced the names of 20 star activists for the by-election. They include Manickam Tagore, head of AICC Telangana, Revanth Reddy, CLP leader Mallu Bhatti Vikramarka, AICC secretary Sreenivasan Krishnan, MLC T Jeevan Reddy, MP D Sridhar Babu, former MPs Ponnam Prabhakar and Madhu Yashki Goud, former Dy CM D Rajanarsimha and others. .
Barely 50% of social funds spent: Shabbir
Alleging that the TRS government had not even spent 50 percent of the funds allocated to social assistance, former minister Shabbir Ali said the party’s seven-year rule saw block grants for social assistance to height of Rs 1.5 lakh crore, but he had spent only Rs 74.165 crore of the same.
Kaushik mocks Cong for lining up a new face
TRS leader Padi Kaushik Reddy, who had recently left Congress, ridiculed TPCC leader Revanth Reddy for presenting a new face in the Huzurabad poll. “I challenge you to get enough votes to keep the party down,” he said.
Mandal-wise in charge
Dr. Sridhar Babu (Jammikunta)
T Jagga Reddy (Huzurabad)
Vem Narender Reddy (Ellanthakunta)
Jeevan Reddy (Veenavanka)