Hyderabad, Sep 11 (PTI): The Asaduddin Owaisi-led All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul Muslimeen (AIMIM) Tuesday announced its first list of seven candidates for the coming legislative assembly elections in Telangana.Also Read - International Flights: Air India Announces Flights to Maldives, Malaysia From India From THIS Date | Full Schedule, Ticket Prices

Owaisi’s younger brother Akbaruddin Owaisi would contest from Chandrayangutta assembly segment in Hyderabad, according to a AIMIM release. Also Read - International Flights: Air India Announces Flight Services to Doha Till Oct 2021 | Check Full Schedule, Ticket Fare

The other candidates announced are: Syed Ahmed Pasha Quadri (Yakutpura), Mumtaz Ahmed Khan (Charminar), Mohd Moazam Khan (Bahadurpura), Ahmed Bin Abdullah Balala (Malakpet), Jaffer Hussain Meraj (Nampally) and Kausar Moinuddin (Karwan). Also Read - Hyderabad Couple Donates Golden Sword Worth Rs 4 Crore to Tirupati Balaji Temple | See Pics

The AIMIM had seven MLAs in the state legislative assembly dissolved last week.

Legislative assembly polls were originally scheduled to be held simultaneously with the Lok Sabha elections next year.

However, the assembly was dissolved as per the recommendation made by the TRS government, necessitating elections ahead of schedule.

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