Since the seat is reserved for SC, Congress leader names including Siricilla Rajaiah, Sarve Satyanarayana, Vijayarama Rao, Raja Rao Pratap and Vivek are in consideration.
TPCC has taken the opinion of local leaders and party activists of warganal and shortlisted the above names, But TPCC is reportedly preferring Former MP Vivek name . The report will be submitted to AICC, which will finalise the candidate.
Vivek has good relations with KCR and also media backing, he own a popular news channels in the state. Recently , KCR unveiled Vivek’s father status on Tank Bund. However, PCC chief Uttam Kumar said that the list has been submitted to the AICC and the decision of AICC is final.