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TRS fields former PM P V Narasimha Rao's daughter for MLC polls

TRS on Sunday announced Surabhi Vani Devi, daughter of former PM P V Narasimha Rao, as it's candidate for the coming polls to the Telangana Legislative Council from the Graduates' constituency

P V Narasimha Rao | Telangana Rashtra Samithi

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

P V Narasimha Rao

The ruling Telangana Rashtra

Samithi (TRS) on Sunday announced SurabhiVani Devi, daughter of former prime minister P V Narasimha Rao, as it's candidate for the coming polls to the Telangana Legislative Council from the Graduates' constituency.

TRS President and Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao decided Vani Devi's candidature, party sources said.

Vani Devi, an artist and academic,will file her nomination papers on Monday for the Mahabubnagar - Rangareddy- Hyderabad Graduates' constituency, they said.

Biennial elections to the Legislative Council from two Graduates' constituencies would be held on March 14.

The TRS government has been organising year-long centenary celebrations of late Narasimha Rao, a native of Telangana, since last June.

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First Published: Sun, February 21 2021. 21:24 IST