“The BJP state election committee met to discuss the candidature. We have sent our recommendation to the national committee,” said Yendala Lakshminarayana, a member of the BJP state election committee.
A medical doctor by profession, 69-year-old Devaiah is an NRI. A qualified pediatric anesthesiologist from Harvard University, he is also an entrepreneur running software companies in the US and Telangana.
Subject to the party’s approval, Devaiah is likely to file his papers on November 4, the last day for the nominations.
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