KCR gives no tickets to three outgoing MPs
KCR announced the candidate's list for all 17 Lok Sabha constituencies in Telangana, denying tickets to three outgoing MPs including its leader in Lok Sabha, A.P. Jithender Reddy.
Jithender Reddy was elected from Mahabubnagar in 2014 and now he was replaced by M. Srinivas Reddy.
P. Srinivas Reddy was elected from Khammam on YSRCP ticket in the previous elections and later joined the TRS. He was now removed.
Nama Nageswara Rao, who quit TDP on Wednesday and formally joined the TRS Thursday morning, was named as the candidate for Khammam in the list.
The TRS ignored Seetaram Naik, the outgoing MP from Mahabubabad as Maloth Kavitha was named as the candidate.
Chief Minister and TRS President KCR’s daughter K. Kavitha will seek re-election from Nizamabad while senior leader B. Vinod will contest again from Karimnagar.
State minister Malla Reddy's son-in-law Rajasekhar Reddy will be the candidate from Malkajgiri. Another state minister T. Srinivas Yadav's son Saikiran Yadav will be the candidate from Secunderabad constituency.
V. Narasimha Reddy has replaced Gutta Sukhender Reddy.
Other TRS candidates are G. Nagesh (Adilabad), N. Venkatesh (Peddapalli), K. Prabhakar Reddy (Medak), B.B. Patil (Zahirabad), Ranjit Reddy (Chevella), P. Ramulu (Nagarkurnool), P. Dayakar (Warangal) and B. Narsaiah Goud (Bhongir).