AP MLC Election Result 2023: TDP leads in graduate constituencies. Amaravati News

Amaravati: Telugu Desam Party (TDP) candidates are surprisingly leading YSRCP Candidates in graduate constituencies MLC election in Andhra Pradesh. TDP Candidate Vepada Chiranjeevi Rao is leading by over 18,000 votes over his nearest rival and YSRCP-backed candidate Seethamaraju Sudhakar from the North-Coastal AP graduate constituency. Similarly, in East Rayalaseema graduate constituency, TDP candidate Kancharla Srikanth Chowdhary is leading by over 10,000 votes against YSRCP candidate Shyam Prasad Reddy.
Party supremo Chandrababu Naidu, cautious about the advance of party candidates, reached the party headquarters in Mangalagiri and spoke to election officials. He urged Chief Electoral Officer MK Meena and District Election Officers in Visakhapatnam and Tirupati to ensure transparency and fairness in counting of votes. He said that the officers should remain on high alert till the counting of votes is completed. He urged the officials to stop the entry of unauthorized persons into the counting centers so that malpractices can be prevented.
It will be a morale booster for TDP if it wins both the seats at the end of counting. TDP state branch president K Atchanayadu said people have rejected the YSRCP’s drama of three capital cities and development of the north-coastal region with Vizag as capital. TDP MLA Nandamuri Balakrishna Reddy said the results of the graduate constituencies would be the beginning of the downfall of the YSRCP. Senior TDP leader Ch Ayyanna Patrudu termed TDP’s lead in the North Coast constituency as a big blow to YSRCP’s hollow promises with the working capital city. “People proved they are not fools. They wanted development, not promises. They are also worried about the encroachment of precious land in Vizag after YSRCP entered the port city with the capital city gamble.
Meanwhile, YSRCP candidates wrested both the MLC seats from teachers’ constituencies in East Rayalaseema and West Rayalaseema. This is the first time for YSRCP to contest and win the teacher’s constituency election. It defeated the rival candidates of PDF and APTF in a tough fight. YSRCP candidate from East Rayalaseema teachers’ constituency Parvathareddy Chandrasekhara Reddy defeated his rival candidate by over 2,000 votes after the second preference vote was counted.
After counting of third preference votes, YSRCP candidate MV Ramachandra Reddy defeated APTF candidate Vonteru Srinivasa Reddy by a margin of just 169 votes.
YSRCP candidate Vennapusa Ravindra Reddy is leading over his TDP rival from West Rayalaseema Graduates’ constituency by around 1,500 votes. The counting of votes is expected to be completed by evening.

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