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Congress will strengthen organisation to win municipal polls: Uttam

Hyderabad, Jun 29 (UNI) Telangana Congress chief on Saturday said that the party has decided to strengthen the organisation at all levels across the state to win the forthcoming municipal elections.

The decision was taken in the meeting of Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) Office Bearers, DCC Presidents and heads of Frontal Organisations held at Nagarjuna Sagar on Saturday.

AICC Telangana Incharge R C Khuntia, TPCC President and Nalgonda MP Capt N Uttam Kumar Reddy, MPs Komatireddy Venkatreddy and A Revanth Reddy, AICC Secretaries Bose Raju, Saleem Ahmed and Srinivasan Krisnana, ex-LoPs K Jana Reddy and Mohammed Ali Shabbir, Working Presidents Ponnam Prabhakar and Kusum Kumar, MLAs Jagga Reddy, Sridhar Babu and Seethakka, MLC Jeevan Reddy and other senior leaders participated in the meeting.

Addressing the meeting, Uttam Kumar Reddy said that the preparations for municipal polls should be taken up on war footing basis via forming committees for newly created districts and Nagar Panchayats.
Mr Reddy informed that the meetings would be held at at all DCCs from Jul 1 to 4 to discuss and finalise the agenda for municipal polls. Further, the DCCs would organise meetings in every municipality every day from Jul 5 to 10.
He directed the DCC Presidents to conduct workers' convention at various levels and focus on organisational building.

Uttam Kumar Reddy said that the Congress party would follow 'Select and Elect' policy to pick candidates for the municipal elections with local MPs and MLAs or contested candidates and DCC Presidents playing a crucial role.

The TPCC chief also asked the DCC Presidents to apply with District Collectors for land for DCC offices.
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