New Delhi, Apr 5 UNI | 4 months ago

The Congress today released a list of candidates for 16 Lok Sabha seats and 110 Assembly seats from Telangana.


The list of candidates for 16 Lok Sabha seats, out of 17 Lok Sabha seats in the Telangana region, include 3 Union ministers.

Three Union ministers, including S Jaipal Reddy, have been renominated by Congress from Telangana for Lok Sabha polls.

Jaipal Reddy has been fielded from Chelvella, while Union Ministers Sarvey Satyanarayana and Balram Nayak have been fielded from Malakagiri and Mehmoobabad respectively.

''Congress president Sonia Gandhi has approved list of 16 members of Parliament as Congress candidates in Telangana,''AICC spokesperson Randeep Surjewala told reporters here.

Mrs Gandhi has also approved candidates for 110 Assembly seats, out of 119 seats in the state Assembly polls in Telangana, Mr Surjewala said.

The Assembly polls in Telangana region are scheduled for April 30.

The other Lok Sabha candidates are -- S Kishan reddy (Hyderabad), Anjan Kumar Yadav (Secunderabad), Ponnam Prabhakar (Karimnagar), G Vivek (Karimnagar), Suresh Setkar (Zaheerabad), Sravankumar Reddy (Medak), Kartik Reddy (Chevella), C Rajaiah (Warangal), Madu Yakshi (NIzamabad), Nandi Yellaih (Nagarkurnool), Naresh Yadav (Adilabad), G Shukinder Reddy (Nalgonda) and N Nayak (Mahabubabad).

The party had not named its candidate for Khammam Lok sabha seat.

Telangana Pradesh Congress committee(TPCC) President Ponnala Lakshmiah has been nominated for Jangaon assembly seat, while former Deputy Chief Minister Damodhar Rajanaarasimha from Andole assembly constituency.

(Posted on 06-04-2014)