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TDP picks Ramesh, Ramaiah for RS polls

IANS  |  Hyderabad 

The ruling (TDP) in has finalised its two nominees for the Rajya Sabha election.

(Rajya Sabha) C.M. Ramesh will be re-nominated in the general has been nominated from the Dalit community.

had held consultations with the party's second rung leaders for three days before taking the final decision.

Beeda Mastan Rao, another senior leader tried his best for nomination to the Rajya Sabha till the last minute but

Initially, the TDP thought of fielding three candidates in the fray for the Rajya Sabha polls.

However, in view of the changed political scenario following its withdrawal of two ministers from the Narendra Modi-led cabinet, the TDP settled for two.

With this, the elections in Andhra may be unanimous.



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First Published: Sun, March 11 2018. 14:00 IST