Seat-sharing talks in progress in other districts
HYDERABAD: The Telugu Desam has offered the Khammam and Nalgonda Zilla Parishads to the CPI(M) even as leaders of the two parties have begun talks for ZPTCs in several other districts in a bid to reach an understanding on seat adjustments in the panchayat elections.
Senior TDP leader S. Venugopalachary told reporters that talks between leaders of the two parties were on for reaching an understanding on ZPTCs in five districts, including Adilabad. He, however refused to give further details. He said the TDP was willing to have a tie-up with any anti-Congress party if it came forward.
Another TDP functionary, who did not wish to be identified, expressed confidence that a broad understanding would be reached between the two parties. Leaders of both parties were holding talks at the local level in Rangareddy, Nellore, Warangal, Kurnool and a few other places. A broad understanding was almost reached in Nalgonda, he added.
"They are in touch with us and we are in touch with the them. However, all the details will be officially announced later," he added.