Hyderabad,Oct 30:Telugu Desam Party candidates are thronging the NTR Trust Bhavan in Banjara Hills with their applications, to press for their candidature to contest in the forthcoming Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation elections scheduled for November 23.The Tdp chief N Chandrababu Naidu is facing a tough time in the selection of candidates with pressure mounting on him from various sections within the party. The Tdp office has become the hub of activity with senior leaders along with their supporters waiting patiently to have a hearing from their chief Chandrababu Naidu.Talasani Srinivas Yadav, whose name once figured as the likely candidate for mayor’s post has now gone nto oblivion.
Mayor candidate Teegala Krishna Rao’s name is being prominently played up for the mayor’s post. Apart from these two the other three candidates who are figuring in the race for mayor’s post are Arvind Kumar Goud, Bhimsen and Sudeesh Ram.Of late the membership in Tdp has gained some momentum. On Thursday about 1000 ASFI youth took the Tdp membership in the presence of Chandrababu Naidu while elsewhere in the twin cities members from Loksatta are joining the cadre.Meanwhile Chandrababu Naidu has called for a meeting of all the leaders from 150 divisions on Friday evening in view of the selection of candidates.
He will be addressing a large gathering of 2000 party members in the evening.Talasani, Alladi keep low Talasani Srinvas Yadav and Alladi Rajakumar who had been kept out fo the politbureau recently are keeping a low profile.They are keeping away from active party politics.