Geetha Reddy, Jeevan Reddy compete for PAC chairman post

Geetha Reddy, Jeevan Reddy compete for PAC chairman post - Sakshi Post

Hyderabad: Senior Congress MLAs J. Geetha Reddy and A. Jeevan Reddy are in the race for the post of chairman of Public Accounts Commission (PAC) of the Telangana State Legislature.

The position fell vacant with the death of Congress MLA Ramreddy Venkat Reddy recently, who was holding the PAC chairman post.

Ex-Minister Geetha Reddy is representing Zaheerabad constituency in Medak district while Jeevan Reddy is representing Jagtial constituency in Karimnagar district. Both the senior leaders worked as ministers in the past.

Previously, Congress MLA Patolla Kista Reddy was the chairman of PAC. After his death, the post was occupied by Ramreddy Venkat Reddy who was also a senior leader from Congress. But the position fell vacant again after Venkat Reddy passed away on March 4, 2016 due to illness.

It is learnt that ex-Minister Gadwal MLA DK Aruna is also showing interest in the post. It will be interesting to see whom the Speaker Madhusudana Chary will appoint as the chairman of PAC. Generally, there is a convention in Legislature that senior MLA from main Opposition party is appointed as the chairman of the Committee.

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