HYDERABAD: Stage is all set for the political display of the Congress heavyweights in the temple town of Tirupati on Sunday.
Along with AICC general secretary and Union minister Ghulam Nabi Azad, chief minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy, PCC chief Botcha Satyanarayana and Rajya Sabha member K Chiranjeevi would address a public meeting at Tirupati on Sunday as part of the campaign trail for the bypolls in support of the ruling party candidate M Venkata Ramana.
Tirupati Assembly segment would be going to polls on June 12 along with other 17 Assembly segments and Nellore Lok Sabha constituency, following the resignation of Chiranjeevi, who was elected from the segment in 2009 polls, from his membership in the Assembly.
Since Tirupati segment is situated in the home district of the chief minister, political pundits are agog about the poll outcome.
After Tirupati meeting all the four top leaders of the Congress would leave for Nellore and address another public meeting there in support of the Congress candidate T Subbirami Reddy.
Azad, will arrive in Tirupati on Sunday morning from Delhi. Apart from participating in public meetings at Tirupati and Nellore on Sunday, the AICC general secretary would also tour some other bypoll-bound constituencies till June 5.
Along with the chief minister, PCC chief and Chiranjeevi, Azad would address election meetings at Ongole, Rayachoti and Allagadda Assembly constituencies on June 4 and 5 respectively.
Meanwhile, the CM left for Bangalore on Saturday to participate in a private programme there. He would leave for Kalikiri, his hometown in Chittoor district on Sunday morning. Kiran Reddy would later proceed to Tirupati to address the public meeting, to be held at the municipal grounds.