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Balakrishna adds glamour to People's Front campaign in Telangana

IANS  |  Hyderabad 

Hitting the streets in Hyderabad, Telugu and TDP legislator added further glamour to the campaign by the Congress-led People's Front in

Son of (TDP) founder N. T. Rama Rao, Balakrishna was conducting road shows.

Like his and K. Chandrababu Naidu, he focussed on constituencies in and around Hyderabad, which have sizeable number of voters with roots in

as 'Balayya' in film circles, the conducted road shows for a second consecutive day on Sunday, addressing his fans and TDP supporters in his trademark style.

The TDP, a constituent of the People's Front, is contesting 13 seats in the 119-member Assembly.

Balakrishna will also campaign for his niece in Kukatpally constituency. and Suhasini's brother Junior NTR is also likely to hit the roads in her favour. Her cousin and actor was already campaigning for her.

People's Front is the only contender for power using film stars for its campaign. Veteran Vijayashanti, who was the among first women superstars from south and referred to as 'Lady Amitach', was campaigning aggressively for the and its allies. Another of yesteryears and too has joined the campaign.

Former Indian Mohammad Azharuddin, recently named Working of the unit of the Congress, conducted road shows for the alliance candidates.

Film star Bandla Ganesh, who joined recently, also campaigned for the alliance.

has named another former as one of its star campaigners. She too is likely to plunge into campaigning for the December 7 elections .

Former Maoist sympathizer and balladeer Gaddar is also adding colour to the People's Front campaign.

Sharing dais with Congress Rahul Gandhi, the revolutionary is striking immediate chord with the people by singing few lines from his popular songs to target the ruling Rashtra Samithi (TRS).

The campaign by TRS and has no celebrity at the state level. However, the BJP has fielded a starlet Reshma Rathore as its candidate from Wyra constituency in district.

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First Published: Sun, December 02 2018. 14:42 IST
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