the young leader to contest as party candidate in upcoming MLC elections under MLA quota
The political successor of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and ruling Telugu Desam Party (TDP)’s national president Mr. Nara Chandrababu Naidu and the party’s General Secretary Mr. Nara Lokesh will finally enter AP Legislative Council, the upper house of State’s Legislature, as MLC. The TDP Politburo has decided to field Mr. Lokesh as party candidate in the upcoming MLC elections under MLA’s quota. The meeting, which was held under the leadership of party president Mr. Naidu, at his residence in Undavalli, took up a discussion on the issue of nomination of party candidates in the upcoming MLC elections under MLA’s quota. The politburo has unanimously resolved to entrust the responsibility of choosing the party candidates on the shoulders of party president Mr. Naidu. The meeting has also passed a unanimous resolution to this effect stating that the party president was capable of taking a decision on the issue . Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Naidu told the meeting that they have undertaken an exercise to choose the party candidates based on the interests of all sections of society. The name of the Mr. Lokesh was proposed by the president of party’s AP unit Mr. Kala Venkat Rao as MLC candidate in the upcoming elections. The proposal received complete support from all the members of the politburo. The politburo member and party MLC Somireddy Chandramohan Reddy, speaking to media persons later said that the meeting had decided to field Mr. Lokesh as MLC under the MLA’s quota in the upcoming elections. The highly placed sources from the party have revealed that Mr. Lokesh is likely to be inducted in state cabinet after his election as the MLC.