Hyderabad: TRS president K Chandrasekhar Rao
on Wednesday held a meeting with party leaders in view of the
by-polls soon to be held in the Telangana region.
The party would conduct a mass-contact programme `Palle
bata` (sleeping in villages) in some of the assembly
constituencies on January 7, 8 and 9 in the run-up to the
by-polls, TRS floor leader E Rajender told reporters.
The by-polls will be held for a total of six seats in
In five constituencies, sitting MLAs have quit their
posts in support of separate statehood demand. Some of them
have joined the TRS. The by-poll at Mahabubnagar is
necessitated due to the death of the sitting member.