YSR Congress leads in 151 Assembly, 24 Lok Sabha seats in Andhra Pradesh
Of the 18 Assembly segments and 3 Lok Sabha seats in East Godavari district, candidates of the Opposition YSR Congress Party are in the lead in a majority seats from the very beginning of the counting of votes on Thursday morning.
By the afternoon, the YSRCP is in the lead in 13 Assembly and 2 Lok Sabha constituencies. However, Home Minister and the TDP’s nominee from Peddapuram Assembly constituency N. Chinna Rajappa is enjoying a lead over his close contestant and the YSRCP’s nominee Thota Saraswathi (Vani).
However, another key contestants including son of G.M.C. Balayogi, the former Speaker of the Lok Sabha, G. Harish Mathur and younger brother of Yanamala Ramakrishnudu, Finance Minister, Yanamala Krishnudu, are lagging behind at Amalapuram Lok Sabha and Tuni Assembly segments, respectively. Candidates from the YSRCP are in the lead in both the constituencies. Candidates of the Jana Sena Party are confined themselves to the third position in most of the segments in the district.