Updated April 20th, 2024 at 22:37 IST

Andhra Pradesh Congress Chief Sharmila Files Nomination for Kadapa Lok Sabha Seat

Congress leader YS Sharmila submitted her papers for the Kadapa Lok Sabha seat on Saturday.

YS Sharmila | Image:PTI
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Amaravati: As many as 37 Lok Sabha and 227 Assembly election nominations were filed in Andhra Pradesh on Saturday with Congress leader Y S Sharmila also submitting her papers for the Kadapa Lok Sabha seat.

Sharmila was accompanied by Sunitha Narreddy, her cousin and daughter of Y S Vivekananda Reddy, who was murdered in the run-up to the 2019 polls, while filing her nomination in Kadapa town.

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"Filed the nomination as Kadapa MP candidate. Kadapa people did not forget Y S Rajasekhar Reddy and Vivekananda. We believe that they will vote this time by keeping them in their mind," said Sharmila, addressing a press conference.

Prior to filing the nomination, Sharmila offered prayers at her father Rajasekhar Reddy's grave at Idupulupaya.

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As Congress candidate for the Kadapa Lok Sabha seat, she will take on her cousin Y S Avinash Reddy from the ruling YSRCP run by her elder brother and Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy.

Likewise, Vidadala Rajani from YSRCP filed her nomination for the Assembly constituency of Guntur West and Audimulapu Suresh for Kondapi (SC).

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Elections for the 175-member Assembly and 25 Lok Sabha seats in Andhra Pradesh are scheduled on May 13 and the counting of votes will be held on June 4.

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Published April 20th, 2024 at 22:37 IST