Updated February 24th, 2024 at 14:26 IST

BREAKING | TDP, Janasena Announce First List of 118 Candidates For Assembly Polls

Pawan Kalyan had earlier announced support to former Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu

Reported by: Apoorva Shukla
Former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu | Image:PTI/File
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Andhra Pradesh Assembly Polls: Former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister's Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and actor-turned-politician Pawan Kalyan's Janasena have released the first list of candidates for the upcoming Andhra Pradesh assembly polls. 

TPD and Jana Sena announced first list of 118 candidates.  While the TDP will contest on 94 seats, Jana Sena Party will field candidates on 24 assembly seats. 

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"This union is for the future of the state. This is the first step for a great effort," said Naidu, addressing a press conference at his Andhra Pradesh residence in Undavalli on the TDP-Janasena alliance.

Space Kept For BJP 

The BJP may be accomodated if it decided to join the alliance. The two leaders, Naidu and Kalyan, said the seat allocation had been done keeping in mind the need to accommodate the BJP in case the saffron party decides to join the alliance.

TDP sources said currently discussions were underway with the BJP for a possible pre-poll alliance. 

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Seat sharing arrangement for the remaining 57 of the 175 Assembly constituencies are expected to be announced soon.

As part of the alliance, Janasena will contest three Lok Sabha seats of the total of 25 from the state.

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Published February 24th, 2024 at 12:46 IST