The Congress incumbent, who won the seat in 2009, 2014 and 2018 had moved to contest the Nalgonda Lok Sabha polls earlier this year, with his wife filing nomination for the bypoll in Huzurnagar assembly seat
BJP's Working President JP Nadda will participate in a membership drive and address a public meeting in Hyderabad later on Sunday. Several leaders from the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and other parties are expected to formally join the BJP at the public meeting.
As video footage of the attack on Forest Range Officer C Anitha went viral, police arrested Koneru Krishna Rao, brother of Sirpur MLA Koneru Kannappa, and 13 others on attempt to murder and rioting charges among others.
PM Modi has invited the heads of all the political parties that have at least one member either in the Lok Sabha or in the Rajya Sabha to discuss the issue of simultaneous Lok Sabha and assembly elections.