Congrats : D Srinivas file nominations for Rajya Sabha poll 2016 in Telangana
Senior TRS leader D Srinivas today filed their nominations as candidates of the ruling party for the biennial election to Rajya Sabha from Telangana.
D Srinivas appeared set to be elected unopposed as no other candidate filed nomination for the June 11 election, to fill two vacancies.
In the 120-member Telangana Legislative Assembly, TRS has 82 members, followed by Congress (19), MIM (7), BJP (5), TDP (3), CPI (1), CPI(M) (1), Independent (1),Nominated (1),.
Srinivas, a former state Congress president who was a senior minister in the government of undivided Andhra Pradesh, joined TRS last July. At present, he is an adviser to the Telangana government on the inter-state issues.
Srinivas was considered close to the Congress high command but switched over to TRS after he lost successive elections and allegedly fell out of favour with Congress leadership.
D SRinivas : Dharmapuri Srinivas is an Indian politician belonging to the Telangana Rashtra Samithi. He is the former President of Andhra Pradesh Congress Party PCC and Ex-MLA of State Assembly.Also worked with different portfolio’s in state cabinet of Andhra pradesh. Played key role to bring back congress party government in 2004 and 2009 in A.p. Good reputation with high command in new delhi and known as key strategic BC leader. He is popularly known as DS and dyanamic leader.Being true follower of High command. He is nephew of former finance minister ARGUL RAJARAM of A.P. state.Lost the elections in 2009, 2012 to BJP and 2014 to TRS PARTY respectively.On 2 July 2015 he resigned for congress party.
D. Srinivas was born in Nizamabad. He did his graduation from Nizam College, Hyderabad. He was elected as MLC in 2011 October.