Warangal Urban: TRS senior leader and Rajya Sabha MP Banda Prakash made it clear that aspirants of the Warangal East Assembly ticket must abide by the party high command’s decision in the selection of the nominee.
Prakash said he had been coordinating with party’s rank and file in the constituency and sorting out differences. He, however, did not reveal when the candidate’s name would be announced.
Addressing a ‘Meet the Press’ programme organised by the Press Club in Hanamkonda on Friday, Prakash agreed that there were some differences and dissidence among the TRS workers in some constituencies, including Station Ghanpur, Mahabubabad and Dornakal. “But our leaders — Kadiam Srihari and others — are on the job of quelling the dissidence as the party’s decision on the selection of the candidates is final,” he added.
Referring to the development of Warangal city, he said the TRS government was committed to developing the area and reminded that the State government had allocated Rs 1,200 crore so far in the State budgets.
Stating that there was a need to develop Warangal as the hub of health facilities in the government sector, he promised to see that the MGM Hospital was further developed. He accused the Centre and the Andhra Pradesh government of snatching seven mandals and Sileru power project in Khammam district and added that they would fight for taking back the mandals. The MP also said he would strive to see that the promises made in the AP Reorganisation Act were implemented by the Centre.
“As per the AP Reorganisation Act, a tribal university, an IIT and a coach factory in Kazipet must be established in Telangana,” he added. Press Club president Tumma Sridhar Reddy, general secretary Perumandla Venkateshwarlu, senior journalists Dasari Krishna Reddy and PV Kondal Rao were also present.