TRS boss and Telangana CM K Chandrashekar Rao today announced the names of four TRS leaders for the upcoming MLC elections (MLA quota) in Telangana on March 12, after the Election Commission released the notification for the same.
The four TRS candidates for the elections on March 12 are former MLA Satyavathi Rathod, Home Minister Mohd Mahmood Ali, Telangana Kuruma Sangham president Yegge Mallesham and Telangana MBC Corporation Chairman Sheri Subhash Reddy of the TRS.
KCR reportedly decided to take only four of the five seats for which elections will be held, and spare one for ally MIM to keep intact the poll alliance.
The elections for the five Council seats were necessitated by the terms of Ponguleti Sudhakar Reddy, Shabbir Ali, T Santhosh Kumar, Mohammed Salim and Mahmood Ali ending.
Nominations will be accepted till February 28, the scrutiny will be on March 1, withdrawals can be made till March 5, and the polling will be conducted on March 12 from 9 am to 4 pm. The election results will be declared on the same day.