Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) president K. Chandrasekhar Rao would kick off the party's election campaign by addressing a public meeting at Huzurabad in Karimnagar district on July 9 and thereafter camp in the district headquarters town till the end of canvassing on July 25.

He will also address public meetings in each of the eleven Assembly constituencies where TRS would be in fray and conduct road shows at Warangal and Nizamabad. On the other hand, TRS MP Vijayashanti would also campaign separately and might even use a helicopter for the purpose, senior party leaders Naini Narasimha Reddy and S. Madhusudhanachary told reporters after a meeting of TRS executive on Sunday.

Except Vemulawada candidate Mr. Chennamaneni Ramesh, the meeting saw the remaining ten candidates being given B-forms and cheques for Rs. 8 lakh each towards election expenditure. In fact, two of them – T. Harish Rao and D. Vinay Bhaskar – have already filed nominations from Siddipet and Warangal (West) constituencies.

It was also decided to file defamation case against police officers who allegedly misbehaved with Ms. Vijayashanti while arresting her. The party would support the Bharat bandh on Monday, Mr. Reddy added.

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