Warangal Urban: The special meeting for the election of the Mayor of the Greater Warangal Municipal Corporation (GWMC) will be conducted on April 27. Notice for the conduct of the special meeting will be issued either by the District Collector or Joint Collector, Warangal Urban, on or before April 23, according to the State Election Commissioner V Nagi Reddy.
It may be recalled here that the Mayor post fell vacant as Nannapuneni Narender resigned from the post after his election as Warangal East MLA from TRS.
According to party sources, deputy Mayor (TRS) Khaja Sirajoddin, TRS corporators Gunda Prakash Rao, Vaddiraju Ganesh, Nagamalla Jhansi and Gundu Ashritha Reddy are mainly vying for the post.
It may be added here that TRS working president KT Rama Rao conducted a preliminary meeting with the legislators from GWMC area at TRSLP office here in January following the instructions from Chief Minister and TRS president K Chandrashekhar Rao.
KTR discussed the issue with MLAs Dasyam Vinay Bhaskar, Nannapaneni Narender, and Aroori Ramesh along with Government Whip Palla Rajeshwar Reddy at TRSLP office. He also spoke to T Rajaiah and Challa Dharma Reddy to seek their opinion, and a report was reportedly submitted to the Chief Minister for final decision.