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TDP picks Ramesh, Kumar for Rajya Sabha polls

IANS  |  Hyderabad 

The ruling on Sunday announced its decision to field C.M. and K. for two of the three Rajya Sabha seats from for which biennial polls will be held on March 23.

TDP in a brief statement said sitting members and Kumar, an and part of the TDP legal cell, were nominated after the decision by the

Naidu held prolonged consultations with party leaders for three days before taking the final decision.

Earlier, Varla Ramaiah, seeking a ticket to the Upper House, was said to have been picked by Naidu to contest the Rajya Sabha polls.

He told the media before the final announcement that "in our party, we get positions without spending money".

Initially, the TDP was planning to field candidates for the three Rajya Sabha seats which will fall vacant on April 2.

However, in view of the changed political scenario following its withdrawal of two from the Modi government, the TDP settled for two only.



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First Published: Sun, March 11 2018. 15:34 IST