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TRS to go it alone in polls; releases first list of nominees Hyderabad

Friday, 4 April 2014 - 4:49pm IST | Place: Hyderabad | Agency: PTI

Announcing that it would not strike an alliance in the upcoming state and Lok Sabha elections, the TRS today released its first list of candidates for 69 of the 119 assembly seats in Telangana region alongwith its poll manifesto.

"Right from day one, we have been saying that we will not have alliances with anyone in this elections. The wish of Telangana people is that we contest alone. Accordingly, we are going alone," TRS president K Chandrasekhar Rao told reporters here.

Rao would contest from Gajwel assembly constituency in his native Medak district, while son and sitting MLA K T Rama Rao would fight again from Sircilla assembly seat in Karimnagar district of Andhra Pradesh.

All the sitting MLAs of TRS have been retained from the constituencies which are being presently held by them. The candidates for the remaining assembly seats and the Lok Sabha constituencies would be announced soon, he said. 

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