Congress national president, Rahul Gandhi has selected Mallu Bhatti Vikramarka as Telangana Congress Legislature Party (CLP) leader. Earlier, Congress legislators in the state had met under Congress Central leader, K.C.Venugopal, who brought about a consensus on the issue to leaving the selection to Rahul Gandhi. The leaders met and agreed to unanimously support anyone whom the High Command approves. It is learnt that Bhatti has some supportive clan in the Congress core committee, which is close to Rahul Gandhi. Also, being a Dalit, Bhatti as CLP leader would be appreciated by the Dalits, it is felt.