TRS had selected Pasunuri Dayakar , a Fine Arts graduate from JNTU and who had designed the basic model of Telangana Talli statue.
While the Congress had announced Siricilla Rajaiah , who was MP of warangal from 2009 to 2014, later defeated by 3.9 Lakh votes in the hands of resigned TRS MP Kadiyam Srihari in 2014 general elections. TDP-BJP alliance yet to announce their party candidate.
Earlier, Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee President Uttam Kumar Reddy told that Congress would win the election with 1 lakh majority, the anti-incumbency vote against the ruling party will improve their chancing of winning the elections. He requested YSRCP and Left parties to support them in this elections.