• search

Telangana: Grand alliance's seat sharing finalised, Congress to contest 93 seats; TDP from 14

Subscribe to Oneindia News
For Quick Alerts
ALLOW NOTIFICATIONS
For Daily Alerts

    Hyderabad, Nov 8: The Congress-led grand alliance has finalised seat-sharing arrangements for the upcoming Telangana Assembly elections. The Congress will contest from 93 seats while the TDP will contest from 14 seats. CPI will contest from 3 seats while Telangana Jana Samithi (TJS) will contest from 8 seats.

    There are 119 seats in the Telangana assembly.

    Representational Image

    "Four TDP, 8 Telangana Jana Samithi, 3 CPI and rest of the 93 seats will be contested by Congress out of which 74 seats have been cleared by CEC," said Congress' RC Khuntia.

    This ends weeks of negotiations that the Congress had with its electoral partners--the Telugu Desam Party (TDP), Telangana Jana Samithi (TJS) and the Communist Party of India (CPI).

    Earlier today, a TDP leader claimed that his party may get 14 to 18 seats. The founder-President of TJS, Prof M Kodandaram earlier today said the Congress has offered his party eight to ten seats, whereas he is seeking a minimum of 12 but expressed hope that the issue would be settled.

    The TRS and the BJP are going it alone in the poll, the notification for which would be issued on November 12.

    For Breaking News from Oneindia
    Get instant news updates throughout the day.

    X
    We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more