In a dramatic surge of political activity, a total of 275 candidates have thrown their hats into the ring for the upcoming assembly elections in Rangareddy district. The frenzy reached its peak on Friday, the last day for filing nominations, as individuals from various parties eagerly submitted their papers across eight assembly constituencies.
Among these, LB Nagar emerged as the hotbed of competition with a staggering 62 candidates filing nominations, setting a new record for the district. The diversity of candidates reflects the political vibrancy of the region, with contenders from Congress Party, BRS Party, Janasena, BJP, All India Forward Block, and BSP entering the fray. In LB Nagar, prominent names such as Madhu Yashki Goud (Congress Party), Devi Reddy Sudhir Reddy (BRS Party), and Sama Rangareddy (BJP) are among those seeking the voters’ mandate. Other constituencies also witnessed a robust participation: –
Serilingampally: 41 candidates, including Jagadishwar Goud (Congress), Arikepudi Gandhi (BRS), and Ravikumar Yadav (BJP), have thrown their hats into the ring. – Ibrahimpatnam: A total of 39 candidates, with key players being Malreddy Rangareddy (Congress), Manchi Reddy Kishan Reddy (BRS), and Dayanand (BJP).
- Chevella: 19 candidates, featuring Bheem Bharat (Congress), Kale Yadaiah (BRS), and Ratnam (BJP), are vying for the constituency’s representation.
- Kalwakurti: 28 candidates, including Kasireddy Narayana Reddy (Congress), Jaipal Yadav (BRS), and Talloju Achari (BJP), are in the electoral race.
- Shadnagar: 19 candidates, with Veerlapalli Shankar (Congress), Anjaiah Yadav (BRS), Ande Babaiah (BJP), Vishnuvardhan Reddy (Forward Block), and Prashant (BSP), are competing for the assembly seat.
- Maheswaram: 34 candidates, with notable figures like K. Lakshmareddy (Congress), Minister Sabita Indra Reddy (BRS), and Andela Sriramulu Yadav (BJP), have filed their nominations.
- Rajendra Nagar: The constituency witnessed 33 candidates filing nominations, featuring Narendra (Congress), Prakash Goud (BRS), and Tokala Srinivas Reddy (BJP).
As the election fervor intensifies, the district braces itself for a riveting electoral battle, with candidates from various political spectrums vying for the voters’ approval in the upcoming assembly elections.