Several nominations were filed by various contestants for the byelections to the five Assembly segments in Karimnagar district on Thursday.

Former Minister J. Ratnakara Rao has filed his nominations from Korutla Assembly segment on behalf of Congress party. TRS candidate K Vidyasagar Rao also filed his nominations from Korutla and TRS nominee K Eshwar filed his papers from Dharmapuri segment.

Congress candidates K.K. Mahender Reddy and V. Krishna Mohan have filed their nominations from Sircilla and Huzurabad Assembly segments respectively. TDP candidates Gandra Venkateshwar Rao and Putta Kishore have filed their nominations from Vemulawada and Sircilla Assembly segments.

Yellareddy segment

Nizamabad Staff Reporter adds: Twelve nominations were filed in the Yellareddy Assembly constituency on Thursday taking the total number of nominations to 14. One nomination on behalf of the former MLA E. Ravinder Reddy were filed before the Returning Officer Ramchandraiah.

Meanwhile, for Nizamabad (Urban) Assembly constituency a Dalit Bahujan Party candidate Easam Ramulu filed his papers today, the penultimate day of filing of nominations.

Warangal West

Warangal Staff Reporter adds: On Thursday, a total of 33 persons filed their nominations in Warangal West. The total number of nominations filed so far for the seat reached 41. TRS candidates D Vinay Bhaskar, Congress – Kondapalli Dayasagar Rao and TDP – Vem Narender Reddy filed their nominations.

One candidate from Tamil Nadu, Mr Rajan filed his nomination as independent on the first day. The election officials clarified that each voting machine can accommodate a ballot paper featuring 64 candidates.

If the number exceeds, the officials have to use another unit. .

Sangareddy Staff Reporter adds: Three nominations were filed on Thursday for Siddipet Assembly byelections in Medak district. Those who filed nominations include G. Bansilal (Gram Swaraj Party), R. Chandraiah and D. Sailu (independent).

TDP contestant M Babumohan is yet to file nomination papers.

Congress candidate T. Srinivas Goud and TRS candidate T. Harish Rao also expected to file another set of nominations tomorrow.

  • Each voting machine can accommodate a ballot paper featuring 64 candidates
  • If the number exceeds, another voting machine should be used, say election officials