The voting for the 2024 Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election is scheduled to take place on May 13 on a single day to elect all 175 members of the state’s legislative Assembly.
Voting in Andhra Pradesh will be held for 25 Lok Sabha seats. According to the election commission, the last date to file the nomination will be April 25 and scrutiny of nominations will be on April 26.April 29 will be the last date for candidatures to withdraw their names. And the results for the Lok Sabha and the Assembly will be announced on June 4.
This year, the state will witness coalition of parties contesting against each other. INDIA bloc, led by the Congress includes many local parties from the state, will be contesting against the BJP-TDP-JSP alliance. As per the agreement, the BJP will contest six Lok Sabha and 10 assembly seats while TDP will fight 17 parliamentary and 144 state seats and JSP got two Lok Sabha seats and 21 assembly seats to fight for as part of the deal. The current party in power, YSRCP, has already released its list.
This year, Kadapa will see the brother-sister fight as YSRCP has fielded YS Avinash Reddy for this constituency and from Congress YS Sharmila. YS Sharmila is the younger sister of YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, Andhra Pradesh chief minister and YSRCP’s chief. Congress has also fielded former Union minister M M Pallam Raju in Kakinada. Meanwhile, TDP fielded M Srinivasulu Reddy from Ongole, who recently quit the ruling YSRCP. He was elected to the Lok Sabha from the same constituency on a YSRCP ticket in 2019.
Prominent among those who got the TDP tickets in the list include former minister Gorantla Buchaiah Chowdary for Rajahmundry (rural), Chintamaneni Prabhakar for Denduluru, Pulivarthi Nani for Chandragiri, Challa Ramachandra Reddy for Punganuru and Vemireddy Prashanti, who left the YSR Congress party along with her husband, Rajya Sabha member Vemireddy Prabhakar Reddy, has been awarded the TDP ticket from the Kovvur assembly constituency.
The main parties to look in this year’s election are BJP-TDP-JSP alliance, INDIA bloc and YSRCP. In 2019, YSRCP won 22 seats, while 3 seats went to Chandrababu Naidu’s TDP.


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