Telangana polls: Congress releases 1st list of 65 candidates

Telangana polls: Congress releases 1st list of 65 candidates

The Congress has released its first list of 65 candidates for the 7th  December Telangana Assembly polls, on Monday night. The state party chief N Uttam Kumar Reddy is going to contest from the Huzurnagar constituency and the former Minister Ponnala’s names does not figure in list. The party nominated Vanteru Pratap Reddy as its candidate from Gajwel from where Telanagana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao is to contest as the TRS  candidate.

The list was released after several round of discussion and the list is released by the party’s Central Election Committee (CEC) chaired by party president Rahul Gandhi. All the state Congress leaders were present at the meeting.  The congress party President, Rahul Gandhi has finalized the names of about 65 candidates in the first list.

K Jana Reddy, Komatireddy Venkat Reddy, Komatireddy Rajgopal Reddy,  J Geetha Reddy, DK Aruna, T Jeevan Reddy, Mohd Shabbir Ali, A Revanth Reddy, Ponnam Prabhakar and others found place in the first list, which has been released on Monday mid night. The name of former Minister Marri Shashidhar Reddy is missing from the first list. However, included in the list was Konda Surekha, who left the TRS in a huff recently. She will be the Congress nominee from Parkal constituency.

  1. Dr. Palvai Harish Babu (Sirpur)
  2. Dr. Venkatesh Netha Borlakunta (Chennur – SC)
  3. Kokkirala Premsagar Rao (Mancherial)
  4. Athram Sakku (Asifabad – ST)
  5. Smt. Sujatha Gandrath (Adilabad)
  6. Alleti Maheshwar Reddy (Nirmal)
  7. Rama Rao Patel Pawar (Mudhole)
  8. Smt. Akula Lalitha (Armur)
  9. P Sudharshan Reddy (Bodhan)
  10. Soudagar Gangaram (Jukkal – SC)
  11. Kasula Balaraju (Banswada)
  12. Shabbir Ali (Kamareddy)
  13. Jeevan Reddy (Jagtial)
  14. MS Raj Thakur (Ramagundam)
  15. Sridhar Babu Duddila (Manthani)
  16. C. Vijay Ramana Rao (Peddapalle)
  17. Ponnam Prabhakar (Karimnagar)
  18. Dr. Medipally Satyam (Choppadandi – SC)
  19. Aadi Srinivas (Vemulawada)
  20. Arepally Mohan (Manakondur – SC)
  21. Damodar Rajanarsimha (Andole – SC)
  22. V Sunitha Laxma Reddy (Narsapur)
  23. Dr. J Geetha Reddy (Zahirabad – SC)
  24. Jaya Prakash Reddy [Jagga Reddy] (Sangareddy)
  25. Vanteru Pratap Reddy (Gajwel)
  26. Kuna Srisailam Goud (Quthbullapur)
  27. Smt. P. Sabita Indra Reddy (Maheshwaram)
  28. K.S. Ratnam (Chevella – SC)
  29. T. Ram Mohan Reddy (Pargi)
  30. Gaddam Prasad Kumar (Vikarabad – SC)
  31. Panjugula Pilot Rohith Reddy (Tandur)
  32. M. Anil Kumar Yadav (Musheerabad)
  33. Mohd. Feroz Khan (Nampalli)
  34. M. Mukesh Goud (Ghoshamahal)
  35. Mohammad Ghouse (Charminar)
  36. Esa Binobaid Misri (Chandrayangutta)
  37. Sarve Sathya Narayana (Secunderabad Cant)
  38. A. Revanth Reddy (Kodangal)
  39. Dr. Mallu Ravi (Jadcherla)
  40. Dr. G. Chinna Reddy (Wanaparthy)
  41. Smt. D K Aruna (Gadwal)
  42. SA Sampath Kumar (Alampur – SC)
  43. Nagam Janardhan Reddy (Nagarkurnool)
  44. Dr.Ch. Vamsi Krishna (Achampet – SC)
  45. Dr. Vamshichand Reddy (Kalwakurthy)
  46. K. Jana Reddy (Nagarjuna Sagar)
  47. N. Uttam Kumar Reddy (Huzurnagar)
  48. Smt. N. Padmavati Reddy (Kodad)
  49. R. Damodar Reddy (Suryapet)
  50. Komatireddy Venkat Reddy (Nalgonda)
  51. K. Rajgopal Reddy (Munugode)
  52. Kumbham Anil Kumar Reddy (Bhongir)
  53. Chiwmarti Lingaiah (Nakrekal – SC)
  54. B. Bhikshmaiah Goud (Alair)
  55. Smt. Singapur Indira (Ghanpur Station – SC)
  56. Janga Raghav Reddy (Palakurthi)
  57. Dr. Jaloth Ramachandru Naik (Dornakal – ST)
  58. Porika Balaram Naik (Mahabubabad – ST)
  59. Donti Madhava Reddy (Narsampet)
  60. Smt. Konda Surekha (Parkal)
  61. Smt. D. Anasuya @ Seethakka (Mulug – ST)
  62. Rega Kantha Rao (Pinapaka – ST)
  63. Bhatti Vlkramarka Mallu (Madira – SC)
  64. Vanama Venkateswar Rao (Kothagudem)
  65. Podem Veeraiah (Bhadrachalem – ST)