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Congress MLCs meets KCR

Congress MLC Akula Lalitha greeting Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao in Hyderabad on Thursday

Congress MLC Akula Lalitha greeting Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao in Hyderabad on Thursday  

Congress MLCs Akula Lalita and T. Santosh Kumar called on Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao here on Thursday, triggering speculation that they might join the TRS.

However, a statement from the Chief Minister’s Office said that the two MLCs had called on the CM to congratulate him on assuming office for the second term. Ms. Lalitha wa accompanied by her husband Raghavendra and their close relative and TRS MLC Nethi Vidyasagar. Mr. Santosh Kumar who hails from Karimnagar was accompanied by Karimnagar Mayor S. Ravinder Singh.

Ms. Lalitha had unsuccessfully contested the recent Assembly elections from Armoor. TRS MLA A. Jeevan Reddy won the seat by a majority of 28,500 votes. She earlier won a by-election from Dichpalli segment but was in office for a short period.

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