File photo of former prime minister PV Narasimha Rao.
TRS President and Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao decided Vani Devi’s candidature, party sources said.
- PTI Hyderabad
- Last Updated: February 21, 2021, 22:58 IST
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The ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) on Sunday announced SurabhiVani Devi, daughter of former prime minister P V Narasimha Rao, as it’s candidate for the coming polls to the Telangana Legislative Council from the Graduates’ constituency. TRS President and Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao decided Vani Devi’s candidature, party sources said.
Vani Devi, an artist and academic,will file her nomination papers on Monday for the Mahabubnagar – Rangareddy- Hyderabad Graduates’ constituency, they said. Biennial elections to the Legislative Council from two Graduates’ constituencies would be held on March 14.
The TRS government has been organising year-long centenary celebrations of late Narasimha Rao, a native of Telangana, since last June.