Telangana Assembly Election 2023: In Telangana, BJP is busy in wooing OBCs. Recently, Union Home Minister Amit Shah had said that if BJP wins in Telangana, the Chief Minister will be from a backward class. Bharatiya Janata Party has a special focus on OBCs in Telangana. BJP has so far announced its candidates for 53 seats in Telangana.
Of these, 14 seats are reserved for SC/ST while out of the remaining 39 general seats, BJP has allotted the maximum number of seats to OBCs. Let us tell you that BJP has allotted 20 out of 39 seats to backward classes. BJP has given tickets to candidates from Reddy community on 13 seats (33 percent). Whereas, people from other communities have got tickets on 6 seats (16 percent).
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Congress fielded candidates on 100 seats
At the same time, if we talk about Congress and the ruling BRS, then Congress has announced the names of its candidates on 100 seats. Of these, 23 seats are reserved for SC-ST, while out of 77 general seats, Congress has allotted 19 seats to OBC, 38 seats to Reddy community and 20 seats to other communities. On the other hand, BRS has announced its candidates on 115 seats.
Of these, 29 seats are reserved for SC/ST, while out of 86 general seats, OBC has fielded candidates on 24 seats, Reddy community on 39 seats and BRS has fielded people from other communities on the remaining seats. Let us tell you that only time will tell how effective the move of the Chief Minister from the backward class will be for BJP, but for the first time, KCR is facing a tough challenge.
Voting in Telangana on 30 November
Let us tell you that voting will be held on 119 assembly seats of Telangana on November 30, while the counting of votes will take place on December 3. KCR’s party BRS is in power in Telangana. Congress and BJP are trying to challenge him. In the last assembly elections, BRS (then TRS) had retained its power by winning 88 seats. At the same time, Congress won 19 seats and AIMIM won seven seats. BJP had to be satisfied with just one seat.