TRS leader, Nizamabad MLC Kalvakuntla Kavitha has been elected as MLC unanimously from the Nizamabad Local Authorities Constituency in the biennial polls to the State Legislative Council. While the returning officer and district collector C. Narayana Reddy rejected the nomination papers of an independent candidate Kotagiri Srinivas citing lack of details in the affidavit, Kavitha’s election become unopposed.
The election was held to fill the vacancy caused by the disqualification of a legislator after he switched loyalties to the Congress party before the 2018 Assembly elections. Kavitha was sent to Legislative Council after she suffered a shock defeat in the Nizamabad Lok Sabha constituency in 2019. She was elected to Lok Sabha from Nizamabad in 2014.