Key constituencies in Telangana
Caretaker Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao is seeking re-election from Gajwel in Sidpet dipet district, 70km away from Hyderabad. An interesting fight is on the cards with Vanteru Pratap Reddy of Congress led-People’s Front playing David to the Goliath of TRS.
If the Congressled People’s Front comes to power in this election, the constituency in Suryapet district could very well be electing a future chief minister. State Congress president Captain N
Uttam Kumar Reddy is seeking re-election for the fifth time from here and is facing S Saidi Reddy of TRS, an NRI.
The handloom hub with a population of 50,000 weavers is being keenly watched as
K Taraka Rama Rao, son of KCR, is seeking re-election for third time. His main rival is K K Mahender Reddy of Congress. KTR, 42, who enjoys the status of the second most powerful man
State Congress working president A Revanth
Reddy is seeking reelection for the third time from this constituency in Mahbubnagar district. He had won the seat in 2009 and 2014 as TDP candidate and served as party’s floor leader in assembly. TRS is going all out to wrest the seat from him and has fielded Narendar Reddy against him.
A powerful leader of TRS and KCR’s nephew, state irrigation minister Harish Rao, is facing N Bhavani Reddy of Telangana Jana Samiti and is largely expected to have a cake walk. He is seeking election for the sixth time, two being bypolls.
This constituency in Hyderabad has a sizeable population of Andhra migrants. TDP has fielded Nandamuri Suhasini, granddaughter of party founder NT Rama Rao. M Krishna Rao of TDP won the seat in 2014 but he later defected to TRS and is seeking re-election on TRS ticket.