PNS | Hyderabad
Telangana BJP president G. Kishan Reddy got a call from New Delhi as the party’s Central Election Committee meeting is being held on Wednesday. The top leaders of the BJP are trying hard for Telangana Assembly tickets.
The BJP’s Telangana President, Union Minister Kishan Reddy, and senior BJP leaders have been invited by the high command to attend the meeting. Kishan will also attend the Union Cabinet meeting being held on Wednesday.
The meeting will discuss the action that the Telangana BJP should take. After that, there is a possibility of a decision on the first list of Telangana BJP candidates.After the exercise, the first list of BJP candidates is likely to be released on Thursday. It is possible that the first list will be published with around 40 names. The BJP has decided to give priority to women and BCs while allotting tickets, it is learnt. The BJP may allot 33 per cent of the tickets to women.
The Telangana BJP is drafting a plan to give one seat to every BC caste. It wants to give priority to Munnurukapu and Mudiraj castes, it is learnt. A decision will be taken to allot more seats to BCs than the BRS and the Congress. The BJP is preparing to play the BC card in TS, it is learnt.