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Assembly Elections 2019: Andhra Pradesh to go for polls on April 11, stage set for TDP-YSRCP battle

Andhra Pradesh Has 175 Assembly Seats, Both Lok Sabha And Assembly Polls Will Be Held Simultaneously In The State On Thursday (April 11)

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Fayiq Wani | Updated on: 09 Apr 2019, 02:59:07 PM
Andhra Pradesh is all set to go for Assembly Elections on April 11

New Delhi:

Andhra Pradesh is all set to go for Assembly Elections on April 11. There are 25 Lok Sabha and 175 Assembly seats in Andhra Pradesh. Both Lok Sabha and Assembly polls will be held simultaneously in the state on Thursday (April 11). The counting of votes for the same will be held on May 23. There will be a tough contest between the Telugu Desam Party (TDP), YSR Congress Party, BJP, Congress and CPI.

Earlier, YSR Congress Party chief YS Jaganmohan Reddy filed nomination from Pulivendula Assembly constituency. Reddy, the leader of Opposition was accompanied by other YSR Congress Party members and filed his papers before the Returning Officer in Pulivendula town of Kadapa district.

"Every vote that is cast will be a vote not just for Jagan but also for the future of Andhra Pradesh and the party navaratnas are more precious than the money bags of Chandrababu Naidu." Jagan told his supporters before filling his nomination from his home turf.

Addressing a massive crowd of his supporters in Pulivendula, Reddy further appealed to people to bless him and his party for the next month's elections to the Andhra Pradesh Assembly.

Earlier, the Election Commission announced that the assembly elections in four states – Andhra Pradesh, Sikkim, Odisha and Arunachal Pradesh – will be held simultaneously with the Lok Sabha polls. Assembly polls in Jammu and Kashmir will not be held along with the general elections. 

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First Published : 09 Apr 2019, 02:18:04 PM