Telangana PCC president N Uttamkumar Reddy said some sections in Congress were demanding that former speaker Meirkumar be fielded from Warangal Lok Sabha constituency byelection as party candidate.
In a informal chat with media, Uttam said the names of former deputy chief minister Damodar Rajanarasihmha and former union minister Sarve Satyanrayana were also under consideration.
Stating that no final decision had been taken on the candidate, the PCC president said talks were still under way.
As part of the preparations for the Warangal bypoll, party would organize mandal-wise meetings in the district from August 5 to August 14.
He accused TRS government of deliberately undermining the Indiramma Houses as the scheme was the flagship program of Congress government. ” We are organizing protests across the state,”he said adding that he would participate in the Huzurnagar program.
TRS government in Telangana was scared of Rahul Gandhi’s tour in Telangann and his proposed interaction of with student leaders said TS PCC president N Uttmakumar Reddy.
He said Telangana government was hurriedly issuing notification for recruitment various positions just because Rahul is slated to visit Hyderabad and other places in Telangana on August 21 and August 22.
Rahul’s tour had a salutary effect on the government, he added.
He said the former Sanga Reddy MLA Turupu Jayaprakash Reddy alias Jagga Reddy was scheduled to join Congress on August 17.