New Delhi: Ahead of the upcoming Telangana assembly election 2018, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu and Congress President Rahul Gandhi will be holding roadshow on Wednesday in Hyderabad. Keeping in view the huge gatherings at the event, elaborate traffic arrangements have been made on roads. The Hyderabad traffic police have issued traffic advisory and even urged commuters to scout for alternative routes.
The roadshow will start at 5:20 pm from Satyam Theatre located at Ameerpet area and will culminate at 6:30 pm.
After the road show, Chief Minister Naidu will proceed to Royal Sea hotel situated in Asif Nagar via Panjagutta NFCL road and will participate in another road show from 7 pm to 7:45 pm.
Meanwhile, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah is also slated to take part in a roadshow at 5 pm from Ramnagar Gundu and will proceed towards Fever Hosptial via Vidyanagar ‘Y’ Junction, Hindi Maha Vidyalaya Junction, Shanker Mutt and will conclude at Fever Hospital at 6.30 pm.
After the roadshow at Fever Hospital, Shah is expected to proceed to Saroorngaar Indoor Stadium.
The 119-member Assembly was dissolved on September 6 on the recommendation of the K Chandrasekhar Rao-led TRS government, more than eight months ahead of the expiry of its term, paving the way for early elections.
Going it alone in the polls, the TRS announced its candidates for 107 segments, including 105 at one go within minutes of the assembly dissolution, giving itself a jumpstart to the campaign and stunning the Opposition.
Telangana will go to polls on December 7 in a single phase. The counting of votes is scheduled for December 11, along with the four other states that have seen Assembly elections in this round of election fever.
(With agency inputs)