Kamareddy, usually a low-key constituency in Telangana, has been within the highlight as Chief Minister Ok Chandrasekhar Rao will contest right here and the opposition Congress is fielding its state unit president A Revanth Reddy.
Greater than 100 km from right here, Kamareddy turned a speaking level after Rao introduced his choice in August to run from the constituency.
The Congress, on its half, has determined to make its greatest wager by fielding PCC chief Revanth Reddy, a harsh critic of Rao within the sector.
Nevertheless, along with Kamareddy, Rao is looking for re-election from the Jagwell seat.
Revanth Reddy can be contesting from Kodangal which he beforehand represented. Reddy was accompanied by Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah when he filed the nomination from Kamareddy final week.
In the meantime, consultants say that the BJP candidate who’s contesting from Kamareddy – Ok Venkata Ramana Reddy, can be not simple.
BRS MLC Seri Subhash Reddy, who participated within the marketing campaign, mentioned there was an incredible response to Rao’s nomination from Kamareddy.
“A public assembly was held when KCR filed his nomination. Such a turnout had by no means been witnessed within the historical past of Kamareddy. A public assembly with 70,000 to 80,000 folks can typically be noisy. Aside from praising KCR, folks listened to him with eager curiosity.” He informed PTI.
Subhash Reddy claimed that Revanth Reddy was contesting the elections from Kamareddy simply to indicate that he’s a senior Congress chief and there will likely be no actual contest with CM KCR.
Provision of irrigation amenities for the highland area of Kamardi, and social safety pensions for bidi staff are among the guarantees being made to the folks, he mentioned.
Rao, who filed his nomination on November 9 from Kamareddy, mentioned the incumbent BRS MLA from Jamba Govardhan constituency and different leaders urged him to contest from there.
Jampa Govardhan is a five-time legislator who has represented Kamareddy since 1994.
Govardhan had defeated Mohammad Ali Shabir, a senior Congress chief who served as a minister and chief of the opposition within the legislative council, within the 2018 elections.
Throughout a public assembly, Rao mentioned that water provide to Kamareddy and close by Yellareddy constituencies will likely be ensured by expeditiously finishing the pending Kaleshwaram mission works.
He had additionally introduced that social safety pensions can be offered to just about a thousand new staff within the state.
Bedi staff are current in massive numbers in Kamareddy.
Rao vowed to make Kamareddy a “golden piece” by way of improvement and progress if he’s elected as MLA from the constituency.
Sparks flew between CM KCR and Revanth Reddy hinting on the upcoming contest.
Referring to the 2015 cash-for-vote case wherein Revanth Reddy was an accused, Rao mentioned the one that tried to “purchase off” (BRS MLAs) and was arrested with Rs 50 lakh has now been instigated towards him in Kamareddy.
Revanth Reddy sought to know why KCR was competing with Kamareddy if he had really ensured progress and improvement in Gajwel.
Talking at a rally after submitting his nomination Revanth Reddy claimed that KCR selected to contest from Kamareddy with an “eye on lands in Kamareddy and surrounding areas”.
Kamareddy was a part of Nizamabad district earlier, after which a district was fashioned and Kamareddy was made its headquarters throughout the zonal reorganization carried out by the BRS authorities.
Agriculture is the primary occupation of the folks, with paddy, maize, jowar, turmeric, sugarcane and others being the key crops grown within the Nizamabad Undivided District.
One other urgent problem in Kamareddy is the grasp plan introduced for the event of the town.
However the plan was postponed after farmers’ protests.
Many individuals from the area had been migrating to the Gulf international locations looking for livelihoods, however the phenomenon has declined not too long ago in gentle of the decline in alternatives accessible in these international locations. P Ram Mohan, a senior journalist from Nizamabad, mentioned unemployment is the primary downside.
The overall variety of voters in Kamardi is 2,45,822 voters, together with 1,18,718 (males) and 1,27,080 (females).
Telangana is scheduled to go to the polls on November 30, with the votes to be counted on December 3.
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