The Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) will support opposition nominee Margaret Alva in the Vice Presidential poll, party leader Keshav Rao said on Friday. Rao, the parliamentary leader of the TRS, said party president K Chandrasekhar Rao has decided to support the combined opposition candidate Alva.
TRS MPs have been advised to vote accordingly, Rao said outside Parliament. Alva will meet TRS MPs in the evening, he added.
In the presidential poll too, the TRS had sided with the opposition and supported Yashwant Sinha. Alva has been fielded by the Opposition against the ruling NDA’s nominee Jagdeep Dhankhar. The Vice Presidential poll will be held on Saturday.